We have the the most amazing lemon tree on our property which fruits all year and I have great fun finding lots lovely recipes in which I can use our lemons.. This was a cake recipe that I found a while ago by Nigella Lawson and is one of the most delicious, and moist cakes that I have come across. The bonus is that it can be made gluten free and dairy free.
I always treat our guests to some homemade cake and this is by far one of the favourites.
FOR THE CAKE
FOR THE SYRUP
NOTE: To make this cake gluten-free, make sure to use gluten-free baking powder, or omit the baking powder altogether and beat the batter exuberantly at step 4.
To make this cake dairy-free, substitute 150ml light and mild olive oil for the 200g of butter.
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Hazel and husband Nik own and run Mulberry Lodge Country Retreat which is a beautiful and unique mud brick property in the McLaren Vale wine region of South Australia. It's our home and business and run as a hosted luxury, country escape for the discerning traveler. We aim to provide our guests with a wonderful relaxed and indulgent experience. Through the blog Hazel will be sharing information about regional food, including her own recipes, local wineries to visit, events, activities and experiences in the Fleurieu Peninsula and also South Australia.
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