Recipe: Lemon Cake

I love this lemon cake! Not only is it very easy to make but it tastes absolutely lush. If you’re new to vegan baking this would be a great cake for one of your first attempts as there is no fancy ingredients or methods. Its almost as simple as chuck it all in a bowl and mix it together!

Ingredients – cake:

  • 200g of self raising flour
  • 160g of caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 200ml of oat/soya/rice milk
  • 100ml of rapeseed/sunflower/vegetable oil
  • 2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice/extract

Ingredients – lemon drizzle:

  • 120g icing sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1-2 lemons


  1. Pre heat your over to 180d/gas 4.
  2. Combine your dry ingredients.
  3. Slowly add the milk, oil and lemon.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Pour into your tin and cook for 25-30 minutes.
  6. Whilst the cake is baking mix your zest ingredients.
  7. When the cake has cooled prick all over and pour on your drizzle.

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