Melt in the mouth cake

I’m not going to give away all of my recipes but I wanted to share this as I just found it on one of a popular recipes sites and I’ve adapted it.

This light melt in the mouth lemon & blueberry cake is gorgeous for long & lazy bank holidays. Giving you a summer time feeling. 

This is the first time I’ve made this cake and I will be making it again. 

Ingredients 

125g cooking marg

100g caster sugar + 5 tbsp

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla ext

2 eggs

200g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

80ml milk

200g blueberry

2 lemons (zest only)
Method

Pre heat oven to 180 degree C (160•C for fan oven) Grease & line 2lb loaf tin

Cream marg & caster sugar until light & creamy

Add salt ,vanilla & lemon zest & combine well

  
Separate eggs & reserve the whites. Add yolks to mixture & beat well

Combine 200g of flour & baking powder in a separated bowl

Adding alternatively, with milk & flour to butter mixture.

Wash blueberries & coat with flour then add to mixture. 

  
In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until soft peaks form, then add 4 tbsp of sugar (1tbsp at a time) until stiff peaks form.

  
Fold egg white into mixture & pour into prepared tin. Sprinkle 1 tbsp of sugar on top before putting in oven.

  
Bake for 30-40mins or until cake test is done. 

  

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