• 225g Butter (unsalted)
  • 225g caster or golden caster sugar
  • 275g self rasing flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 large free range eggs
  • 4 lemons and the lemon juice
  • 100g caster sugar


  • STEP 1
    Pre heat the oven at 180 degrees and grease a medium square baking tray with Grease proof paper.
  • STEP 2
    Place a the measured ingredients (apart from lemon) juice into a large mixing bowl and mix together for about 5 to 8 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 3
    Give the mix a good stir with a big metal spoon, tip mixture into the greased tray and place in the oven and cook for 30 to 35 minutes untill golden brown.
  • STEP 4
    For the topping, juice the lemons our a sieve so the pips do not end up in the juice, add 100g of caster or golden sugar and mix well, leave to one side.
  • STEP 5
    Once the cake is cooked, remove from oven and with a Sharp knife or skewer pierce the cake all over, mix the Lemon and sugar mixture together then pour over cake and let to cool.

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