Anchor Caribbean

Lemon Cake

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60 mins
| Servings: 12


  • 1 ¾ cups sugar
  • 250g Anchor Butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon rind, plus extra for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250ml Full Cream Milk


  • 200g Anchor Butter
  • 420g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Full Cream Milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.  Grease or line a 12 mini cake cup tin.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until soft and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each. Add the lemon rind and juice and beat until well combined.
  3. Gently fold in the flour, salt, and milk.
  4. Divide the batter equally amongst the cake tins and bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Set aside to cool.
  5. To make the icing, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Add in the lemon juice and milk and combine.
  6. Pipe or spread the icing onto the cakes and top with extra lemon zest, chocolate shavings or whatever you want.

One Review

  1. Jenny

    Please put a substitue for self rising flour or use a recipe that works with all purpose flour. Its something we don’t hve in our pantry often. Thanks.

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