A simple biscuit cake with lemon made with ease, and although it looks quite usual, his unique citrus flavor and texture will delight even the most picky ones.
Biscuit cake with lemon, which melts in the mouth often called Madeira. But not named after the Portuguese island of volcanic origin, located next to the west coast of Africa, but the eponymous wine that was popular in England and traditionally served.
This delicious biscuit cake is easy to prepare, and inspires a refreshing citrus and juicy texture.
- 170 g butter
- pinch of salt
- zest large lemon or two smaller
- 200g sugar
- 4 eggs (medium size)
- 260 g flour
- on top teaspoon baking powder (about 3 g)
- 150 ml of milk
- Topping: freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Softened butter, mix with half the sugar, grated lemon peel and salt and add the remaining half of the sugar and mix until smooth bubble mixture.
In the mixture alternately add the eggs one by one, and a few tablespoons of flour that you have previously mixed with baking powder, continuously stirring. Add milk and mix everything well and pour into an long pan that previously is lined with baking paper.
Bake the cake about 45 minutes, depending on the strength of the oven. Check with a toothpick – it is over if the toothpick comes out dry.
Till is hot the biscuit cake pour sauce of lemon juice and powdered sugar, and leave it to cool.
You can eat lukewarm, but equally delicious will be the following day.