Old fashioned lemon cake puddings
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Serves: 6
A recipe for an old fashioned lemon cake pudding
  • 125g soft butter
  • 125ml caster sugar
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 250ml self raising flour
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 125ml buttermilk
  • 80ml lemon juice
  • Another 125ml caster sugar
  • 45ml water
  • Grated rind of another lemon
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180⁰C.
  2. Grease six baby cake tins or a 6-hole muffin pan with butter or spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Beat the butter and caster sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one by one, beating after each addition.
  5. Sift the self raising flour into the butter mixture, Add the lemon rind and buttermilk and stir until just combined, taking care not to over mix the dough.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the prepared pans and bake in the pre-heated oven for approximately 20 minutes.
  7. In the mean time place the lemon juice, caster sugar, water and 5ml of the grated rind into a saucepan. Heat over low heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved and remove from the heat.
  8. Let the cakes stand for a couple of minutes, when removed from the oven. Move onto a cooling rack and pour the hot syrup evenly over the cakes.
  9. The cakes can be served hot or cold, as is, or with cream or crème fraîche.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at http://www.pinkpolkadotfood.com/old-fashioned-lemon-cake-puddings/