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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35ml Didsbury Original Gin
100g unsalted butter
150g caster sugar
2 medium eggs
Zest of 2 lemons
150g self-raising flour
70ml Didsbury Original Gin
50g caster sugar
Juice of 2 lemons
50ml Didsbury Original Gin
75g icing sugar
Zest of x1 lemon
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.
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.
Beat together the gin and icing sugar until smooth.
Pour over the cake.
Decorate with a sprinkle of lemon zest over the top.