A pot of tea and a biscuit_ tana ramsey’s lemon drizzle cake

I used to bake quite a lot, but since moving and living on my own it doesn’t seem to make that much sense to bake a cake. Banana bread recipe with chocolate chips Either I’d have to eat it all, in which case even cycling to work and everywhere else would not stop me from piling on the pounds, or alternatively a lot of it would go to waste, and that just doesn’t go with the whole love food, hate waste philosophy. Banana bread made with coconut flour This weekend I’ve baked two cakes though, one which I took to a dinner party yesterday and which I’ll post about later this week and a Lemon Drizzle Cake, just because I fancied some and I figured that even if nobody comes round to visit to today, I’ll just have a slice or two by myself and take the rest to work and make my colleagues happy tomorrow.

A couple of months ago Tana Ramsey’s Lemon Drizzle cake made an appearance on quite a number of food blogs and I’ve been meaning to try it ever since.


Banana bread made with sour cream So, I finally did. Banana bread in cake pan It’s a good cake, easy to make, moist and lemony and I’m sure it’ll still be good and not dried out after a couple of days, but for me it’s not quite lemony enough and my other recipe remains my favourite.

Here’s the recipe as it appears on the BBC Good Food website for you, so you can try it for yourself and see if you like it better than your favourite Lemon Drizzle Cake.

Beat together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy, then add the eggs, one at a time, slowly mixing through.

Sift in the flour, then add the lemon zest and mix until well combined.

Line a loaf tin (8 x 21cm) with greaseproof paper, then spoon in the mixture and level the top with a spoon.

Bake for 45-50 mins until a thin skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Blueberry banana bread recipe (Mine took 60 minutes.)

While the cake is cooling in its tin, mix together the lemon juice and sugar to make the drizzle.

Prick the warm cake all over with a skewer or fork, then pour over the drizzle – the juice will sink in and the sugar will form a lovely, crisp topping.

Leave in the tin until completely cool, then remove and serve. Chocolate chip banana bread recipe moist Will keep in an airtight container for 3-4 days, or freeze for up to 1 month.

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I’ve seen quite a few of Tana Ramsey’s recipes lately. Banana bread buttermilk Yesterday in a Sunday supplement magazine there was one for Chocolate and Beetroot cake. Banana bread recipe gluten free MUST give it a go sometime. Bananabread recipes I do have a recipe for Lemon Drizzle cake but may try this new recipe. Banana bread recipe food network A

Val, my problem is that I like just about all flavours of desserts. Banana bread recipe allrecipes 😉 Jan, thanks. Banana bread crumble Trish, I have to admit that I did have some for dessert last night as well as the slice I had with a cup of tea in the afternoon. Banana bread crumb cake Katie, if you like it lemony, I’d add more lemon zest or try my other recipe. Banana bread recipe without butter strawberry jam anne, I’ve been meaning to try chocolate and beetroot together, it’s supposed to make a wonderfully moist cake. Banana bread recipe coconut oil Marie, me too. Banana bread streusel Margaret, unfortunately I’ve only got a tiny freezer compartment in my fridge and no room in my kitchen to buy a bigger one. Banana bread recipe with coconut oil So, I guess I’ll just have to eat it all. Crumb topping for banana bread Ginger, thanks. Banana bread with crumb topping I got the plates from Super Saver the other week for ?2.00 instead of the RRP of ?20.00.

Hi Sylvie Lemon Drizzle Cake is one of my favouritist things!! I tend to avoid recipes (and other things ) that come from celebrity other halfs, I always feel they are jumping on the band wagon…you know…..I’m married to a celebrity chef and abracadabra I’m a celebrity chef too!….just my opinion. Flours banana bread recipe Anyway, this looks good so I may just try it…

I love lemon drizzle cake. Banana bread recipe coconut flour Like you I have a favourite recipe though! I similarly live on my own but love to bake – I usually bake cakes to take to work and just save a little for myself to enjoy at home.

Lemon drizzle is my favourite! I always make the same one again and again but might try this loaf option to compare, though I must admit I like my cake really lemony so might up the lemons!

Sounds really lovely! I do so lilke lemon in dessert! I was on your track today I made cakes yesterday and Graham took one to his work and I took one to mine. Banana bread made with buttermilk I get the fun of baking and sharing without overindulging 🙂 And I was gifted one of the ingredients.

In your second photo, is that fabric in the background? I usually shoot with a plate of food on a table and I am always trying to find cool backgrounds to enhance the picture.

You recipe caught my eye because 1) I love lemon sweet foods and 2) I am curious about the Ramsays. Banana bread with streusel topping I totally have a thing for Gordon (on a cooking level… Cinnamon crumb banana bread no funny business) and I watch all his shows and, essentially, I credit him for lighting within me a passion for cooking. Banana bread recipe martha stewart He makes me excited about cooking. Banana bread recipe no butter I didn’t know his wife cooked, though, but while flipping channels when I arrived home from work I saw this show about “worst couples” and they were totally tearing into Gordon and Tana. Banana bread recipe with coconut flour It was there I learned she also cooks and is making a career out of it, but they were slamming her for riding on the coattails of her husband. Flour banana bread recipe So, just out of curiousity, have you cooked items from both of them and do you have an opinion on the two of them? I just was wondering for fun.

Patchwork Dragon, I know what you mean about jumping on the bandwaggon, but I guess it’s like a lot of situations in life all about who you know and your connections! Rosie, it looks like you and me are not the only ones who love lemon drizzle cake! Sam, get on yer bike and come on over for a slice! Happy Cook, thank you. Banana bread pudding paula deen Deborah, I took most of the cake to work to share with my colleagues. Martha stewart banana bread recipe Flower, thanks for the tip about that website. Banana bread cooking light I’ll definitely go and check it out. Ingredients for banana nut bread Antonia, that’s what I do most of the time too and I have to say I’ve never had anybody complain about it at work. Paleo banana bread recipe with coconut flour Samantha Winter, I’m sure you’ll enjoy it if you do. Banana bread two bananas Gloria, thanks a lot. Organic banana bread recipe Anne, if you like it lemony definitely increase the amount of zest and maybe even the juice, or try the other recipe I have posted. Banana bread recipe with applesauce Raquel, I’d love to see your recipe on your blog some time. Almond flour banana bread recipe Kelly, Jane, thank you so much. How long to bake banana bread muffins Lo, I couldn’t agree more! aforkfullofspaghetti, I’m still waiting for the day that that becomes possible! Kevin, thanks a lot. Strawberry banana bread recipe Holler, that’s what I do a lot to. Banana bread baked oatmeal Lucky you to get given the ingredients! Katie, yes it’s a seat cushion I got from Ikea. Banana bread yogurt recipe I’ve been known to shoot on a table, on the floor, on my desk, on a window sill, you name it and I’ve used it to photograph! I usually choose wherever the light is best at that moment. Banana bread recipe with almond flour Reel Monkey, that was the first of her recipes I have tried. Flour bakery banana bread I have picked up her cookbook in the shop before and have to say it did look very nice and I was tempted to buy it. Hummingbird bakery banana bread I’ve tried various of Gordon Ramsey’s recipes though and have to say they have never failed me.

I love lemon desserts and this one looks like one I will definitely have to try out. Flour bakery banana bread recipe I too live on my own and, since I absolutely love baking, have had to figure out how to bake without producing such an excess that I end up either gorging myself or throwing half of it away (which I hate). Banana bread recipe yogurt I have by now mastered the art of halving (or quartering) most recipes and I bake cakes and sweet breads in mini loaf pans or as cupcakes. Banana bread recipe with yogurt It’s worked for me so far.

I believe Tana created this recipe to be child-friendly, so its not too lemony as kids aren’t into tart stuff. Sugar free banana bread recipe If I wanted more lemony flavour, I’d try cutting back on the sugar in the glaze a little at a time.

On another note, its so frustrating to read food blogs comments from people on the photos and recipe – but nobody ever seems to have actually tried the recipe.

I came online to check if the sugar in the glaze has to be dissolved but can’t find this info anywhere online.

Jst removed my cake from the oven right now and I’m preparing my glaze.. Healthy banana bread recipe yogurt I’ve doubled up the entire recipe. Banana bread recipe with greek yogurt For the glaze, I’ve used 2 huge limes, the size of oranges, and I’ve completely dissolved the sugar in the lime juice. Banana bread with sour cream recipe I’m decorating the top with strips of lime and orange zest before pouring the glaze over – taking it to a Boxing Day get-together.

Ok, its been an hour since I poured the glaze over and the cake is sticky, I dont see any sign of the crisp topping. Buttermilk banana bread recipe Hoping the glaze works!

Ok, its been a couple of hours and there’s no sign of the crispy topping. Banana bread food network Quite disappointed about that. Banana bread donuts Cake taste is ok, but I really wanted the crispy topping, that would have been the unique point of this recipe.

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