Lemon Yogurt Loaf

During Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight why not enjoy some home baking with our mouth watering Lemon Yogurt Loaf – finished with lemon drizzle & lemon icing it’s full of fresh, citrus flavour!

  • 1 carton (150g) of Lemon Curd flavour yogurt
  • 300g self raising flour
  • 160g caster sugar
  • 140g butter
  • 3 medium free-range eggs
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • For the lemon drizzle:
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 70g caster sugar
  • 80g icing sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp lemon juice

Follow these steps

  • Melt butter in a large pan, remove from the heat and add all the other cake ingredients – mix well.
  • Spoon into a lined 2lb loaf tin and bake at 180°C for 40- 50 minutes or until the loaf is risen & golden and springs back when lightly touched on top.
  • To make the lemon drizzle
  • Mix the lemon juice and caster sugar together. While still warm prick the top of the loaf with a cocktail stick and drizzle the lemon juice mixture over the top.
  • Turn out loaf onto a wire cooling tray.
  • For the icing
  • Mix the icing sugar and lemon juice together until smooth.
  • When the loaf is cool, drizzle the icing back and forwards over the loaf
  • Leave to set then serve in slices.
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