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45 mins
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8

A gin & tonic inspired lemon, lime & mint drizzle cake
Inspired by the flavours of a D&T cocktail, this is no ordinary lemon drizzle cake. Combing lemon, lime and mint with an infusion of Daffy's Gin, this cake will please cocktail and cake lovers alike.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Place the self-raising flour, butter, caster sugar, eggs and baking powder in a bowl.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mix with an electric whisker until combined.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mix the Daffy's Gin into your batter.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    We're going to be using the botanicals of the gin to flavour our cake. So finely chop two springs on mint and grate the zest of a lemon and a lime in to individual bowls.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add half of the mint and zest from the lemon and lime to your batter. Squeeze in the juice from half of the lemon and lime and stir to combine.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Grease a loaf tin and scrape the batter in, smoothing out the top with a spatula.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bake in a hot oven at 180 degrees C for 35 minutes until golden.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    While the cake is still warm, make the icing by mixing together the icing sugar with the remaining mint and lemon & lime zest (saving a little for sprinkling).

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Squeeze in the remaining juice from the lemon and lime and stir in the gin until the icing is smooth.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Spoon the icing onto the cake and let it drizzle around the edges.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. D&T Drizzle Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sprinkle the remaining zest on top and garnish with a few mint leaves.

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