Lemon Drizzle Cake

This lemon cake is a terrific accompaniment to your mid-morning cup of tea.

Preparation Time: 1 hour



  • 340g flour
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 lemons, zest and juice
  • 5 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 180ml water
  • 40g flaked almonds


  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 95g icing sugar


In a big bowl mix the flour, sugar, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Add in the oil, vanilla extract and vinegar. Mix it well.

In a small bowl mix the water, lemon juice and zest.
Add the mixture to the rest of the ingredients and combine gently.
Pour the mixture into a greased 2lb loaf tin.
Bake for 30 minutes at 200C. When the cake is ready and still warm pour the drizzle on top and serve.

This recipes comes from Essential Vegan at http://essentialvegan.co.uk