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Lemon Crumble Cake

Wed, 30 September 2020

Lemon Crumble Cake

You know what they say "When life gives you lemon's " make lemon Crumble Cake. And our baking Queen Catherine leyden shows us how via Skype.

Ingredients

Crumble
• 125g/4oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
• 125g/4oz Sugar
• Grated Rind of 1 Lemon
• 75g/3oz Butter
Cake
• 225g/8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
• 1 teaspoon Bread Soda
• 100g tub Shamrock Candied Peel
• 125g/4oz Margarine
• 25g/1oz Sugar
• 150g tub Natural Yogurt
• 2 Eggs (beaten)
• Juice of 1Lemon
• 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence


Method
1. Preheat oven to 175°C/350°F/Gas 4. Grease and line a 900g/2lb loaf tin.
2. Combine all the crumble Ingredients in a bowl and rub in the butter with fingertips until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Set aside.
3. Sieve the flour and bread soda into a bowl, stir in the candied peel and make a well in the centre.
4. Put the margarine in a saucepan over a low heat and melt. Remove from the heat and mix in the sugar, yogurt, eggs, lemon juice and vanilla essence.
5. Pour into the well and mix well with a fork until just blended.
6. Spoon half the mixture into the prepared tin, smoothing the top. Sprinkle over half the crumble. Put remaining mixture on top, dropping it on in spoonfuls. Spread as evenly as possible. Sprinkle on the remaining crumble.
7. Bake for about 1 hour or until firm to the touch. Leave in tin for about 30 minutes then cool completely on a wire tray.
8. Best left a day before cutting.

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