Lemon Tea Cake

Serves 12

250g butter

250g sugar

4 eggs

1 lemon (zest first and juice)

2ml vanilla essence

500g flour


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.