Lemon and Buttermilk Traybake
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Serves: 16
  • 125g butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 200g self raising flour
  • ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tbsp of good quality lemon curd
  • 100ml buttermilk, at room temperature
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • *Topping*
  • 100g icing sugar
  • lemon juice - approx 1 lemon
  1. Pre heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4
  2. Grease and line a brownie tin (approx 20cm x 20cm square)
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together for about 3-4 minutes until light and creamy
  4. Add the eggs and beat well.
  5. Add the buttermilk, lemon juice and lemon curd and combine - the batter may well curdle, but don't worry this will sort itself out once the flour is added
  6. Beat in the flour util the mixture is smooth and thick
  7. Pour into your prepared cake tin
  8. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes until cooked right through
  9. Leave to cool for about ½ an hour until you turn it out
  10. Once it is completely cold, you can add your icing (made by mixing the icing sugar with the lemon juice)
Recipe by Mummy Mishaps at http://www.mummymishaps.co.uk/2018/05/lemon-and-buttermilk-traybake.html