Citrus cake for Jacqui

We made this cake as a birthday cake for a friend, but our senior management team ate most of it by mistake (they said) the day before. This was just as well as, although we loved the mix of the lemon curd and the toasted pinenuts we still thought the whole thing needed further improvements.

Now we think we have this citrusy cake just where we want it, with added orange and Grand Marnier, and the soft, creamy centre.

You’ll need a 23 cm/9” loose-bottomed cake tin.

If you want an alternative to this cake, try Claire Walker’s Really Exceptional Whole Lemon Cake.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
2 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Jacqui Sinnatt

I didn’t think it needed any improvement – it was DELICIOUS! And more than enough left for us to make complete pigs of ourselves! Thank you x Jacqui

Related Posts

Chocolate and lemon sherbet digestive biscuits

“The coarse, crumbly, and slightly sweet biscuit we know as the digestive is so called because the sodium bicarbonate contained in the early recipes…
Read More

On cupcakes, fairy cakes, butterfly cakes, mug cakes and muffins

“In Britain, cupcake fanatics enrol on special course and dress to match their concoctions.”William Sitwell, A History of Food in 100 recipes It’s National…
Read More

Really soft, gooey, apple and caramel cake with which to celebrate

Just before Lockdown Number Three there was a window of time when my son and daughter-in-law were able to visit, together with their new puppy.
Read More

Sign up to our Saucy Newsletter

subscribe today for monthly highlights of foodie events, new restaurant at home menus, recipe ideas and our latest blog posts

%d bloggers like this: