Over 40 Lifestyle Blogger | Fashion | Food | Fitness

Ginger And Lemon Cake: Great For Afternoon Tea

Ginger And Lemon Cake: Great For Afternoon Tea.

Hello friends. Love a slice of cake for your afternoon treat? If so, how about making one of these delicious Ginger And Lemon Cakes?

Ginger And Lemon Cake: Great For Afternoon Tea:

Yum, yum!! because who does not love cake for afternoon tea?

Ginger And Lemon Cake

How To Make A Ginger And Lemon Cake:

Makes 8 Generous Slices

You Will Need:

300g pack full fat cream cheese

125g/4oz icing sugar, sifted

175g/6oz unsalted butter or margarine, softened

175g/6oz caster sugar

4 tsp Very Lazy Ginger Paste

Finely grated rind and juice of 2 lemons

3 medium eggs, beaten

175g/6oz self raising flour

4 tbsp English Provender Co. Luxury Lemon Curd

lemon

How To Make A Ginger And Lemon Cake:

1.) Beat the cream cheese and icing sugar together until smooth. Add enough lemon juice (about 2 tablespoons) to get a good spreading consistency. Chill until ready to use.

2.) Preheat the oven to 180⁰C/fan oven 160⁰C/Gas Mark 4. Lightly grease and base line with greaseproof paper two 18cm/7inch sandwich tins.

3.) Cream the butter, sugar, ginger paste and lemon rind together in a large bowl until pale and well combined. Gradually beat in the eggs adding a little flour after each addition if the mixture starts to curdle.

4.) Sift any remaining flour over the mixture and fold in with a large metal spoon.

5.) Divide the mixture between the tins and level the surface with the back of a spoon. Bake for 20-25 minutes until risen golden and firm to the touch.

6.) Allow to cool in the tins for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

7.) Peel the paper off the backs of the sponges. Spread half the cream cheese mixture over the tops of each sponge right up to the edges.

8.) Drop spoonfuls of the lemon curd randomly over the cream cheese mixture then using a skewer or teaspoon pull through the lemon curd to create a swirled effect.

9.) Sandwich the cakes together and lift onto a serving plate.

Decorate with fresh flowers or mini chocolate eggs.

Ginger And Lemon Cake: Great For Afternoon Tea:

About this post – Recipe and photo credit by English Provender Co.

What do you think about this Ginger And Lemon Cake? Fancy sharing a slice or two with friends or family? Looking for more Afternoon Tea recipes?


Ginger And Lemon Cake


You might like these Afternoon Tea Recipes too.

Why not mix this recipe up a little and make it into lemon and ginger cupcakes too? Everyone loves little cupcakes for afternoon tea.

Did You See:

#GBBO School Style Challenge:

My daughter just decided to tell me last night they had a ‘Great British Bake Off ‘ theme going on at school and she had to bring some cakes into school today!! #GBBO School Style Challenge.

#GBBO Showstopper Challenge:

Are you like me and most of the Country it seems, a fan of the Great British Bake Off?

Have you been baking along with this years show? Usually when watching it, I crave cake.

Not tonight as I have made this yummy cake. Perfect for a Bake Off Final!! #GBBO Showstopper Challenge.

10 Afternoon Mini Cake Recipes: Afternoon Tea Style:

10 Afternoon Mini Cake Recipes. We love afternoon tea. Tea and cakes, what’s not to love!?

Do you love afternoon tea too? Planning your own afternoon tea party?

Today I am sharing 10-afternoon mini cake recipes for you to make up at your next afternoon tea party: 10 Afternoon Mini Cake Recipes: Afternoon Tea Style

10 Yummy Cakes To Try Out And Impress Your Friends:

10 Yummy Cakes To Try Out And Impress Your Friends. Christmas is coming so what better reason to make and eat yummy cakes?

 Do you like to plan ahead and try and find the perfect cake recipes before you need them; like me?

Are you looking for a cake recipe that stands out for your dinner or Christmas parties? 10 Yummy Cakes To Try Out And Impress Your Friends.

11 Coffee Recipes For International Coffee Day:

Do you like a morning cup of coffee? Enjoy a slice of coffee cake for your elevenses? Have a coffee latte after lunch?

Maybe enjoy a nice piece of tiramisu for an after dinner treat?

Or even a coffee bourbon at nighttime to keep you warm now the nights are getting colder? 11 Coffee Recipes For International Coffee Day.

11 Easter Cakes You Will Want To Bake For Yourself:

Would you like to make a cake rather than eat lots of chocolate this Easter? Are you looking for a special cake to make over the Easter weekend?

How about baking up one of the yummy cakes? because who doesn’t love cake at Easter? 11 Easter Cakes You Will Want To Bake For Yourself.

20 Valentine Recipes To Try:

With Valentine’s day just around the corner, here are a few yummy treats to try out before the big day. 20 Valentine Recipes To Try.

4 Brownies Recipes To Try Out This Weekend:

Hands up if you like cake!? Both my hands are completely in the air!!

I am trying to be good at the minute and exercise lots but I always have a little room for cake. Also if I have worked out that means I can have two pieces, doesn’t it?

Fancy making any of these bite-size brownies for a nice treat to go with your cup of tea? 4 Brownies Recipes To Try Out This Weekend.

4 Gluten Free Recipes To Brighten Up A Winter’s Day:

Do you have anyone in your family who has coeliac disease? Are you or someone you know following a Gluten-free diet?

Or maybe you are cutting out wheat for a healthier lifestyle? 4 Gluten Free Recipes To Try Out.

5 Christmas Log Ideas:

Last but not least, love chocolate log? We are planning to make a Christmas Chocolate log on Christmas eve. Ours will be Chocolate mix with a butter cream filling.

With lots of chocolate butter-cream coving it sprinkled with icing sugar. Here is a few ideas. 5 Christmas Log Ideas.

Ginger And Lemon Cake

English Provender Co.
Love a slice of cake for your afternoon treat? How about making one of these delicious Ginger And Lemon Cakes?
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 8

Equipment

  • Two 18cm/7inch sandwich tins.

Ingredients
  

  • 300g pack full fat cream cheese
  • 125g/4oz icing sugar, sifted
  • 175g/6oz unsalted butter or margarine, softened
  • 175g/6oz caster sugar
  • 4 tsp Very Lazy Ginger Paste
  • Finely grated rind and juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 medium eggs, beaten
  • 175g/6oz self raising flour
  • 4 tbsp English Provender Co. Luxury Lemon Curd

Instructions
 

  • Beat the cream cheese and icing sugar together until smooth. Add enough lemon juice (about 2 tablespoons) to get a good spreading consistency. Chill until ready to use.
  • Preheat the oven to 180⁰C/fan oven 160⁰C/Gas Mark 4. Lightly grease and base line with greaseproof paper two 18cm/7inch sandwich tins.
  • Cream the butter, sugar, ginger paste and lemon rind together in a large bowl until pale and well combined. Gradually beat in the eggs adding a little flour after each addition if the mixture starts to curdle.
  • Sift any remaining flour over the mixture and fold in with a large metal spoon.
  • Divide the mixture between the tins and level the surface with the back of a spoon. Bake for 20-25 minutes until risen golden and firm to the touch.
  • Allow to cool in the tins for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.
  • Peel the paper off the backs of the sponges. Spread half the cream cheese mixture over the tops of each sponge right up to the edges.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the lemon curd randomly over the cream cheese mixture then using a skewer or teaspoon pull through the lemon curd to create a swirled effect.
  • Sandwich the cakes together and lift onto a serving plate.
  • Decorate with fresh flowers or mini chocolate eggs.

Notes

Tags us on social media if you make this recipe Twitter ClaireJustineO Instagram ClaireJustineOxox Or Facebook Claire Justine Oxoxo
Keyword Afternoon Tea, Cake, Recipes

Some more Cake Recipes:

Ginger And Lemon Cake: Great For Afternoon Tea.

Latest From The Blog:


Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


My Blogs: ClaireJustine | Fashion By Claire Justine | Fashion On A Shoestring

Let’s Get Social : Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Fashion Claire Justine Instagram |

Follow Along On: BlogLovin | Follow By Email |


Thanks for stopping by here today. If you like this post why not subscribe or follow along on social media to keep up to date with the latest from the blog.

Share:

3 responses to “Ginger And Lemon Cake: Great For Afternoon Tea”

  1. theappreciationfactor says:

    I'm going to have to make this…. that is as soon as I can convert to US metrics… Looks AHHMAZING!Heard about you from Kristin Ulig's Food Industry newsletter – TGIT (as it's TH not F) ;)K of TAF

  2. Michele Morin says:

    Goodness! This is beautiful and looks delicious!

  3. My Recipe Treasures says:

    This cake sounds so good. I like ginger and I like lemon so I think that it would be impossible to go wrong with this cake. Thank you for sharing at Happiness is Homemade link party.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *






This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

LATEST VLOGS