Lemon & Honey Bundt Cake

This lovely light and very tasty cake will give your morning or afternoon cuppa an upgrade to something a little special. It’s quick and easy to make and lasts for a week in a cake tin and that’s a bonus!

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I’ve altered the original recipe a bit to reduce the sugar content and allow you some options to use.

It’s made in a 1.25 litre Bundt tin which you need to grease (use a pastry brush it’s more effective to get into every little bit) and then dust lightly with flour. It’s a few minutes extra but worth it for a perfect result. If you don’t have a bundt tin, you could use an 8″/20cm round deep side tin with a loose bottom.

Bundt tins are measured by volume they hold, not by the traditional method of other tins so if you’re unsure what size you may have, just fill a jug with the amount stated in the recipe and pour into your tin to judge it.

Preheat oven to 180C / 160C Fan / Gas 4

Ingredients:

150g butter, melted and let cool
100g caster sugar
150g runny honey or use 100g agave syrup
2 medium eggs
150ml sour cream
300g self raising flour
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Zest of one lemon

To make the icing (optional) :  You will need approx. 150g to 200g icing sugar. Squeeze the juice from the other 1/2 of the lemon and mix with enough icing sugar to make a thick pouring icing. Drizzle over the cake once cooled.

My advice is to get everything measured out and ready to go as it’s an all in one method

Method:

Place all the ingredients into a large bowl and beat well until smooth. With a hand mixer, you should work this for at least 4/5 minutes.

Spoon the batter into the prepared cake tin and spread it out.

Bake for 45 mins approximately. It should be golden brown and a skewer will come out clean when inserted in the centre.

Leave to cool in the tin for at least 10 minutes. It may sink a little but don’t worry about that. Then turn out on a wire rack and let cool completely.

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Drizzle the lemon icing over the top and decorate with sprinkles or some lemon zest.

Enjoy!

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Soraya x

2 thoughts on “Lemon & Honey Bundt Cake

    1. Thanks very much Robbie. That’s very kind. I’ll find the group on FB. There’s also a cozebakes group page on FB if and when you have time to check it out 😊

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