Sharp Lemon Slices

Sharp Lemon Slices

This recipe is quick and easy, tastes delightful and makes plenty! Ideal for a house full of events or take to a party.
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  • Ingredients:
  • 4 eggs 1 level tbsp baking powder
  • 9 oz 250g soft butter 6 tbsp milk
  • 9 oz 250g canter sugar Grated rind 2 lemons
  • 12 oz 350g S.R. flour
  • Icing:
  • 12 oz 350g large sugar
  • 5 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Measure all the ingredients into a bowl and beat well for 2 minutes until smooth. Line a large roasting tin and put it all in.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. It should be spongy to touch and the side shrinking in. Leave to cool in tin.
  • Make the icing by warming the lemon juice, mix in icing sugar and beat until smooth. You can add more lemon juice, if needed. Spread on cake and leave to set. Enjoy!


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Author: Tamzin

Food activist and childhood nutrition advocate Tamzin Cochrane helps the busiest of people to cook up something healthy and delicious, even after a long day. She also helps companies and schools educate around—and create a culture and environment that truly supports healthy eating. Decades in the foodservice and hospitality industry have given Tamzin a well-rounded perspective on mealtime. She is passionate about bringing back the lost art of families and friends cooking together, and she loves seeing people enjoy the amazing tastes and textures of their communal effort. Inspiring children to cook and expand there horizons on food is very important. She shares this message through virtual coaching and video courses, by speaking at corporations, schools, and events, and through her recently-released video courses. Tamzin is found most often at The Pinny and Trowel Cooking School, which she opened in early 2020, it is located in Austin TX. Tamzin was born in England, grew up in Scotland, and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband (who incidentally, is Scottish but grew up in England) and their children.

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