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Lemon and poppy seed sponge cake topped with lavender white chocolate.
I made this birthday cake for my Mum. I really love the lavender flavour at the moment.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1119 projects »
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  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by grating the peel from the lemon in to a bowl. Whisk together the eggs and sugar until light fluffy and then add the vanilla. Squeeze in the juice from the lemon.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sieve together the flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl and then combine with the sugar and egg mixture.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Melt down the butter with the milk and then add to your mixture.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Mix in the lemon peel and the poppy seeds.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Grease two baking tins and pour half of the batter in to each.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Place in to greased baking tins and bake in an oven set to 350' for 10 minutes. Leave to cool.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Grind down the lavender with a mortar and pestle.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Melt down the while chocolate, mix in the lavender and spread on top of each of the cakes.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Leave to set.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cover one half with berry jam.

  • How to bake a lemon cake. Lavender & Lemon Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Place the second cake on top and it's ready to serve.

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alleycat
alleycat · 3 projects
I made this, it's SOO delicious!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1399 projects
Yay, glad you liked it!
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Krista B.
Krista B. · Hydesville, California, US · 44 projects
OMG! love herb cooking! Try Sage in peaches! YUM!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1399 projects
Mmm that sounds delicious!
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* Miku.
* Miku. · 8 projects
sounds and looks delicious, I wanna try this :3
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1399 projects
Thank you x
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