Lemon Drizzle Cake with Lemon Buttercream Filling – the Food of Love

Someone recently asked me for a good Lemon Drizzle Cake and naturally I knew there was one in HoniesKitchen … so for a zesty, yummy, buttercream filled cake this Spring Bank Holiday, look no further – enjoy!

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Lemon Drizzle CakeOne sure way of putting a smile on the face of HonieDaddy is to give him what he wants *cough* and he is easily pleased with anything ‘LEMON’ –  lemon meringue, lemon cheesecake, lemon drizzle cake (to name but a few).

The Food of Love

I got the hint when he text me a response ending “Love you with lemon meringue pie on top”. Bless, it’s the food of love this lemon stuff.  Well, the car was in garage for repair this week and I didn’t have enough ingredients for lemon meringue pie, but lemon drizzle cake was a pretty good match!

You can do this recipe, with or without the lemon buttercream filling (using one or *two cake tins).


  • 225g softened unsalted butter
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 4 medium free range eggs, lightly whisked
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g ground…

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About HonieMummy (HonieBuk)

Mum of two girls (16 & 9) and step-Mum to one boy (15). All of whom are bright, fun-loving, creative and musical and make me proud and despite his disability (CP) my step-son and family face challenges with a smile and the will to succeed. Love to travel (mainly US/Canada/Scotland), passionate about photography, music is a must, always in HoniesKitchen, love a bit of crafting and I'm learning to knit (maybe even crochet). I'm a networking junkie and of course there has to be time (quality time) with my amazing family! I like to Blog infrequently whenever it takes my fancy and I don't mind sharing my ups and downs, advice and querky ideas with you all. I will mostly post recipes and photos of food, family and travel. I love to review products that my family and me would use - I kinda consider it my 'duty' to let you all know if something is as good as it says on the tin and a 'must buy' product, that all families should know about. Find these in HonieLikes. If you like what you see, please tell me - I work hard at these things :o)
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