Lemon and lavender drizzle loaf recipe

Take your classic lemon drizzle to the next level with this lavender-infused loaf cake – an easy crowd-pleaser for your fundraiser.
A lemon loaf on a plate, dusted with icing sugar and decorated with lavender springs

Key information

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves: 8

Recipe difficulty rating: Easy

Allergens: Remember to provide a list of potential allergens for each item served at your Coffee Morning event so people can clearly see what ingredients they contain. You can use our cake labels, but make sure you write clearly in block capitals and black ink.

As featured in Radio Times magazine 2023


What you'll need

400g self-raising flour 

275g caster sugar, plus 3 tbsp for the glaze

4 lemons, zested and juiced

½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

175ml olive oil, plus extra for greasing

½ tsp white wine vinegar

Lavender essence 

How to prepare lemon and lavender drizzle loaf