Lemon Drizzle Fairy Cakes

Lemon Drizzle Fairy Cakes

Makes 12
Course Snack
Cuisine British
Keyword Baking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12


  • 140 g unsalted butter softened
  • 140 g vanilla sugar you can use normal caster
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 g self-raising flour
  • 25 g cornflour
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 100 g icing sugar sifted


  • Preheat oven to 190oc. Arrange cake cases in fairy cake tin. Beat together butter and vanilla sugar then one by one beat in the eggs.
  • Into the bowl sift flour and cornflour then fold into the batter until ingredients are well combined. Stir in lemon zest. Half fill each cake case with the batter.
  • Bake for 15 min until risen and golden. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  • Beat together icing sugar, lemon juice and boiling water until you have a smooth icing. Using a teaspoon drizzle the icing over the cakes then leave to set.