Sunshine Lemon Loaf
Our Sunshine Lemon Loaf Cake is perfect for those who love the zesty fragrance of lemons. Moist and fluffy, you might polish the whole cake if you are not careful!
fresh full-cream milk
zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Dried rose petals
Step 1: Prepare the dry ingredients
In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and mix well. Set aside
Step 2: Prepare the batter of the cake
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together. Whisk at medium speed white for 3 - 4 minutes till white and fluffy.Add eggs one at a time to batter, whisk at low speed.
Add the flour mixture and milk to batter in three batches, starting and ending with flour mixture.
Add lemon juice, zest and combine well. Be careful not to over-mix as that will result in a denser loaf.
Step 3: Put the lemon loaf to bake
Pour batter into a lined and greased loaf pan and smooth out the top with a spatula. #Tip: tap pan on countertop to release any air trapped within.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C degree for 55 to 60 minutes.
Let loaf cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing it. #Tip: make sure loaf is completely cooled before glazing, otherwise sugar will melt.
Step 4: Make the glaze and garnish the lemon loaf
For the glaze, whisk icing sugar and lemon juice in a bowl until well mixed. Pour the glaze over loaf and garnish with crushed pistachio and dried rose petals