Lemon Tea Cake

Serves 12

250g butter

250g sugar

4 eggs

1 lemon (zest first and juice)

2ml vanilla essence

500g flour

Icing:

150 icing sugar

15ml lemon juice

Whip the butter and sugar until white. Gradually incorporate the zest, juice and the eggs. Fold in the flour and essence and place in a greased cake tin. Bake 180 degrees celcius until done (160 degrees fan forced). Cool on a cake rack.

Mix the sifted icing sugar and lemon juice and coat the cake. Dust with a little icing sugar.