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DIDSBURY GIN AND LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE

This week, we’ve taken a classic British bake to the next level by adding Didsbury Gin for the ideal boozy bake. We recommend pairing this Didsbury Gin-fused Lemon Drizzle cake with a big G&T!

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You’ll Need:

Cake:

35ml Didsbury Original Gin

100g unsalted butter

150g caster sugar

2 medium eggs

Zest of 2 lemons

150g self-raising flour

4tbsp milk

Drizzle:

70ml Didsbury Original Gin

50g caster sugar

Juice of 2 lemons

Icing:

50ml Didsbury Original Gin

75g icing sugar

Zest of x1 lemon

Method:

Cake:

Preheat oven to 180°

Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat the eggs, add to the mix, then add the self-raising flour.

Add 35ml Didsbury Gin, zest of 2 lemons and 4tbsp milk.

Fold the mixture together until combined.

Line a loaf tin and pour the mixture in.

Bake for 45 mins until bake has risen and is golden. 

Drizzle:

Heat the sugar, lemon juice and gin until sugar has dissolved. 

Once the cake is baked, drizzle the mixture over the cake.

Leave to cool.

Icing:

Beat together the gin and icing sugar until smooth.

Pour over the cake.

Decorate with a sprinkle of lemon zest over the top.