- Cooking Time: 30
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 5 eggs
- 2 cups flour
- grated rind of one lemon
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- 3 strips of candied citron peel
Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F.
Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then sift in the flour.
Fold in with the lemon rind and juice.
Spoon the batter into a greased and floured 6 inch round deep cake pan (9x5-inch loaf pan is fine).
Sprinkle a little extra sugar over the top and bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Place the citron peel on top and continue baking for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
Allow to cool before serving.