Lemon and Lime Drizzle Fingers

Zingy Lemon Lime Drizzle Fingers
Zingy Lemon Lime Drizzle Fingers
Enjoy Every Zingy Bite
Enjoy Every Zingy Bite
Delicious Mouth Watering Lemon Lime Drizzle Fingers
Delicious Mouth Watering Lemon Lime Drizzle Fingers

In the spirit of stealing recipes from my parents (see previous post of Curried Cauliflower Soup courtesy of my Dad), these Lemon and Lime Drizzle Fingers are a twist on my Mum’s delicious Lemon Drizzle Loaf. I did her usual recipe but added a bit more lemon juice and also added lime juice and zest to mine for extra zingyness. I also cut mine into fingers as I think they look a little daintier on a plate than in a loaf tin, but feel free to use a loaf tin if you prefer- it will taste equally delicious.

This is very simple to make, and a great one to make when you’ve guests coming. My mum often makes it, and it’s always a hit. It’s great at tea time and also a nice refreshing cake at the end of dinner. In fact, it was so nice I ate it twice… In quick succession!

Lemon Lime Drizzle Fingers
Lemon Lime Drizzle Fingers

Ingredients:

Lemon and Lime Sponge

3 eggs

200g self-raising flour

200g caster sugar

200g butter

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp lemon juice

Zest of 2 lemons

Zest of 2 limes

Lemon and Lime Drizzle Syrup

Juice of 2 lemons

Juice of 2 limes

2 tbsp caster sugar

(If any remaining zest you can use as a garnish)

  1. In a food processor (or a large bowl with a hand blender) mix in the butter and sugar. When combined add the eggs and then flour. Then finally add in the vanilla, lemon juice and zest.
  2. Pour the batter into a lined and buttered square baking tray (about 9inch by 9inch), pop into an oven preheated to 160C and bake for 30-40 minutes (depending on oven etc), a skewer should come out clean when inserted and top is golden brown. Pop the baked cake onto a serving board.
  3. Mix all the lemon lime drizzle syrup ingredients together and pour slowly and evenly oven the top of the cake, and leave to cool.
  4. Slice the cake into 12 fingers (cut down the middle vertically, and then horizontally into six fingers).
  5. Enjoy with a nice cup of tea… Ah lovely.
Zesty Lemon Lime Drizzle Sponge Batter
Zesty Lemon Lime Drizzle Sponge Batter
Lemon Lime Drizzle Sponge Batter
Lemon Lime Drizzle Sponge Batter
Slice Lemon Lime Drizzle Cake Into Fingers
Slice Lemon Lime Drizzle Cake Into Fingers
Lemon Lime Sponge Drizzle Fingers
Lemon Lime Sponge Drizzle Fingers

7 thoughts on “Lemon and Lime Drizzle Fingers”

  1. Hi Emma, found your blog before Christmas, love the recipes. Can’t wait to make this at the weekend, looks delish. Sabrina

  2. Hi Emma I started following you blog a few months ago I have a cafe and love your recipes I try them all out . If your ever in Bantry call in for a coffee on the house as a “thank you”
    Keep up the recipes I look forward to them

    1. Hi Mary,

      Thanks so much for the lovely comment, it’s made my day :) I actually spend a lot of time in West Cork, especially over Spring/ Summer so will definitely pop in next time I’m in the area. What your cafe’s name?

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