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Zingy Lime Drizzle
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Zingy Lime Drizzle

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 8
If you fancy a change from the traditional Lemon Drizzle, this recipe is easy and fast. Try Jasmine Tea with a slice of Lime Drizzle to give a touch of Oriental.


  • 225g Butter (salted) - softened
  • 225g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 225g Self-raising Flour
  • 4 eggs
  • Grated zest of 1 1/2 Lime

For the Drizzle:

  • Grated Zest of 1 1/2 Lime
  • 85g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 6 tbsp of Lime juice


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180C or 160C/fan. Line tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.
  • STEP 2
    Mix the butter with sugar until creamy and slightly pale. Add the grated lime zest and eggs, one at a time and mix well.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the flour and mix well. Pour mixture into tin and cook for 45 - 50 minutes.
  • STEP 4
    Heat sugar, lime juice and zest in moderate heat (do not boil)
  • STEP 5
    Remove cake from oven. Prick the cake with a skewer and pour the drizzle mixture onto cake. Leave cake to cool and serve.

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