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Sunday, 26 February 2017

Recipe: Blueberry and Lemon Squares

This is got to be one of my favourite cakes, I absolutely love blueberries, and this recipe is so simple, and easy to follow, basically mixing all the ingredients together, add the blueberries and bake! ;)

Blueberries and Lemon Squares:.

15 mins to make, 35 mins to cook

  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • 225g butter, softene
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • Grated zest of 3 lemons, plus extra 
  • 250g blueberries
For the icing
  • 6-8 tbsp lemon juice
  • 200g icing sugar
  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/fan 150°C/gas 3½. Line a straight-sided 30cm x 25cm traybake tin with baking paper.
  2. Put the dry ingredients in a large bowl and make a well in the middle, then add the eggs, butter, milk and lemon zest. Beat with an electric hand mixer until smooth and combined, then stir in the berries.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared tin, then bake on the middle oven shelf for 35 minutes or until risen and golden. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Mix the lemon juice into the icing sugar, a little at a time, until you have a smooth, spreadable icing. Drizzle over the sponge, then scatter with extra lemon zest and leave to set for 1 hour. Cut into 24 squares.

Recipe taken from Delicious magazine ;)

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