125g stork margarine 3⁄4 cup castor sugar 2 extra large eggs 1 1⁄2 cups flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 1⁄2 cup milk 1 tablespoon lemon essence 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
Lemon Glaze :
1 cup icing sugar
Juice of 1 fresh lemon
Lemon zest ( for garnish)
Sliced pistachios (for garnish)
Method : Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Beat margarine and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, add sifted dry ingredients and milk. Mix well. Then add lemon essence and lemon juice and mix until combined. Pour batter into a well greased baking pan and bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
For the glaze : Method :
Make a glaze with icing sugar and fresh lemon juice. Pour over the cooler cake and sprinkle sliced pistachios and lemon zest over.