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Sticky Lemon Curd Cake (κολλώδης κέικ λεμόνι πηγμένο γάλα για τυρί)

Cretan Cuisine (Κρητική κουζίνα) - Sticky Lemon Curd Cake (κολλώδης κέικ λεμόνι πηγμένο γάλα για τυρί)

Sticky Lemon Curd Cake, this is the perfect recipe for a moist lemon cake...great with a cuppa! ...

 Sticky Lemon Curd Cake
 

Ingredients:

Lemon curd:

  • Juice and grated rind of 1 Lemon made up to 150ml with water
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 60 g sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter

The Cake:

  • 1 egg + egg white from Lemon curd
  • 60ml olive oil/ 100 g butter
  • 100 g sugar
  • 200 g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • some milk/water

The Lemon Syrup:

  • Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 50 g sugar
  • Instructions:

Lemon Curd:

  1. Put juice, grated rind and water in small pot and bring to boil.
  2. Boil for couple of minutes.
  3. Take of heat.
  4. Add the cornflour and egg yolk, beaten all the time.
  5. Put back on heat until thick.
  6. Set aside.

The Cake:

  1. Put eggs, oil, sugar into a large bowl, either beat with hand whisk or electric for a couple of minutes until well mixed.
  2. Add flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. Add the lemon curd to the mixture and beat until well mixed together.
  4. Mix until smooth, if it's a bit thick add milk/water at this stage, should be like a very thick batter.
  5. Line a bread tin with greese proof paper. Pour the mixture in and bake in the centre of the over for 40 mins at 150C.

The Syrup:

  1. While the cake is baking make the syrup.
  2. Put lemon juice and grated rind into a small pot with the sugar.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer until thick.
  4. When the cake is ready take out of the oven, and pour the syrup over it, while it's still hot and leave in the tin to cool.
  5. When cool remove from tin and enjoy.

Enjoy your meal of Sticky Lemon Curd Cake (Καλή όρεξη)

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