Lemon cake with honey and lemon sauce
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Lemon cake with honey and lemon sauce

Butter cake infused with citrus flavor of lemon... and a lemon n honey sauce (sauce inspired by Lakshmi Nair's recipe )

Soumya Sivadas

Ingredients

8-serving
  1. 150 Grams Flour
  2. 150 Grams Butter
  3. 6 Tablespoons milk , hot
  4. 2 Tablespoons Lemon juice
  5. 1 Teaspoon Lemon rind
  6. 1 Teaspoon Baking powder (level)
  7. 200 Grams Sugar Powdered
  8. 3 Eggs
  9. 1 Pinch Lemon yellow food color
  10. 1/2 Cup Sugar
  11. 1 Tablespoon Honey
  12. 1 Tablespoon Butter
  13. 1 Cup Water
  14. 1 Tablespoon Cornflour (heaped)
  15. 2 Tablespoons Lemon juice

Method

45 mins
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    Sift together flour and baking powder and keep this aside.

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    Beat together powdered sugar and butter(150g) until light and fluffy.

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    Add eggs one by one to this mixture and beat every time.

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    Now add in the flour in small quantities and mix in well each time. Add 2tbsp lemon juice, lemon rind and mix well.

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    Add the hot milk (1tbsp each time) and beat the mix as you add in (very important!!). Add the food coloring as well.

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    Preheat your oven to 180degrees. Grease your baking tray with butter and flour. Bake your cake for 45mins.

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    Now for the lemon and honey sauce, dissolve 1/2cup sugar in 1 cup water and add cornflour to this. Let the mix thicken.

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    Once it appears to start boiling, remove from fire and strain the mixture. Now add 2tbsp lemon juice, 1tbsp butter and 1 tbsp honey to this and mix well.

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    Serve your cake slices with a generous amount of sauce over it.

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