October 10, 2013

Best Young Baker – Drizzle Cake Recipe

Drizzle Cake Recipe


  • Milk – 60gr
  • Egg – 200gr
  • Vanilla essence – 5gr
  • Lemon Zest – 3gr
  • Plain Flour – 200gr
  • Caster Sugar – 200gr
  • Baking Powder – 8gr
  • Butter (Softened) – 240gr


  1. Place the milk, egg, vanilla essence and lemon zest into a mixing bowl and whisk together.
  2. Place the plain flour, caster sugar and baking powder in a separate bowl and mix well together – use a hand whisk for this task. Add the butter to the dry ingredients and blend in by hand.
  3. Add 50% of liquid mixture to above and whisk on the first speed using an electric mixer. Add remainder of liquid mixture and whisk using the electric mixer until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Deposit the batter into baking parchment lined baking shapes (1lb size) @ 450gr each. Bake at 180º C for 45 minutes. While still hot paint with syrup.



Caster Sugar – 50gr
Lemon Juice – 40gr


  1. Place in saucepan and heat to near boiling – apply to cake.

Thanks to The Baking Academy of Ireland.


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