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Love lemon? Got a good lemon recipe to share?

(21 Posts)
Winky Sun 25-Apr-21 18:06:25

This a family favorite: Glazed Lemon Cake (No butter .... One bowl!)
Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper or tin foil. In a large glass bowl, add:
1 c flour
3/4 c sugar
1/4 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
2 eggs
1/4 c. Plain yogurt
1/2 t lemon extract
3 T oil
2 T lemon juice
1 T lemon zest
Blend all ingredients until moistened. Pour into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool on rack for 10 minutes, remove from pan, and paper or foil. Use a wooden skewer to poke holes all over. Drizzle glaze into holes and all over top.

Whisk together 1 cup confectioners sugar, 2 cupcake-4 T lemon juice, zest of 1 lemon or to desired amount. Enjoy!

Winky Sun 25-Apr-21 18:06:51


mumofmadboys Sun 25-Apr-21 18:11:05

Sounds lovely.
Anyone recommend a lemon cheese recipe?

Amberone Sun 25-Apr-21 18:21:48

Winky This side of the pond that would be called a Lemon Drizzle Cake - one of my faves.

I love almost anything lemon. Or orange.

Winky Sun 25-Apr-21 20:29:20

Love all things lemon, but haven't heard of this...please tell me...what is lemon cheese?

Winky Sun 25-Apr-21 20:33:32

Yes, Amberone, Drizzle cake! I have used the recipe I posted with orange juice, orange zest, and orange extract, too, it is amazing smile want to try it with lime sometime!

Kamiso Sun 25-Apr-21 20:34:38

Lemon is one of my favourites along with stem ginger in syrup. Debating whether to put both together?

Callistemon Sun 25-Apr-21 20:37:59


Love all things lemon, but haven't heard of this...please tell me...what is lemon cheese?

Lemon curd- a spread made from eggs, sugar, lemon juice cooked in a bowl over a pan of simmering water.

I made a lemon drizzle cake the other week for the first time a short while ago. Easy and delicious.

sodapop Sun 25-Apr-21 21:38:32

Three thin slices of lemon
Job done. smile

NotSpaghetti Sun 25-Apr-21 22:42:02

Replace half of the vinegar with lemon in your salad dressing

Put loads of lemon in your salsa

Make lemonade

MiniMoon Mon 26-Apr-21 00:19:13

I'm going to need lemon recipes before long. The lemon tree on our conservatory has loads of little lemons on it, and lots of flowers too.

nanna8 Mon 26-Apr-21 01:13:05

Our lemons have developed very thick skins which makes them hard to squeeze. What happened was we got a gall wasp infestation so we pruned it just down to the main branches. Seven years later it has finally started fruiting again but they are not the same. Moral of the story is if you get gallwasps don’t lop the whole branches off, just slit the knarled bits open . It is a huge tree, planted by us in 1992.

Ellianne Sat 01-May-21 16:52:53


Sounds lovely.
Anyone recommend a lemon cheese recipe?

Hi mumofmadboys. Reading you on a different thread I thought I'd send you this recipe I make.

Amberone Sat 01-May-21 17:19:30

I love lemon curd but always make too much - there are only two of us so even a couple of jars lasts longer than four weeks. Has anyone ever frozen it? Does it come out the same consistency?

Auntieflo Sat 01-May-21 19:58:25

Here's a favourite of mine.

Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
1 cup of sugar
2 heaped tablespoons of SR flour
2 eggs, separated
1 cup of milk
1 oz of melted butter

Put juice and rind of lemon onto the sugar.
Add milk and stir in the flour, beaten egg yolks, and melted butter.
Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.
Turn into a greased oven- proof dish, and poach in a
bain-marie at Reg 4, for 40 minutes.
The pudding will be well risen and golden brown.
The sauce will have separated and be underneath the light sponge mixture.
Serve with cream or ice cream.

Fennel Sun 02-May-21 17:22:39

Lemon Meringue Pie
i used to make this often, but it's very fiddly and time consuming.
Lemon pudding sounds good - I know another one - Lemon Pond pudding which a friend made ages ago but it's rather unhealthy a steamed suet pudding with a whole lemon or 2 inside.

mumofmadboys Tue 04-May-21 15:34:52

Thanks Ellianne for the cheesecake recipe. Sounds quite straightforward and delicious. Thanks. Will have a go.

Redhead56 Tue 04-May-21 16:32:29

I shall have to copy these lovely recipes lemon is my favourite thanks.

Lucca Tue 04-May-21 17:11:05

Mary Berry lemon meringue ice cream. So easy even I can make it !

Redhead56 Sat 08-May-21 10:24:56

Auntieflo I made the lemon pudding for the weekend but it was eaten straight away. Will make another one but double the recipe with lots of extra lemon juice too. My DH said it has to be one of the best desserts I ever made.?

Auntieflo Sun 09-May-21 09:42:19

So glad you enjoyed it Redhead56, I think it's up there as one of my favourites.