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Strawberry Lemon Loaf

  • 225g unsalted butter, softened
  • 225g Selati Castor snow
  • 4 large eggs
  • 225g cake flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 200g fresh strawberries, sliced thickly

To glaze:

  • 3 tbs strawberry jam
  1. Preheat oven to 160 C

  2. Cream butter and castor sugar until pale

  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time.

  4. Mix together flour and baking powder then add to the wet ingredients mix well.

  5. Fold in lemon zest.

  6. Transfer batter to a lined 24cm loaf tin.

  7. Arrange the sliced strawberries onto the batter, making sure to overlap them.

  8. Bake loaf or 45 minutes – 1 hour or until skewer inserted comes out clean.

  9. Remove from the tin and leave cake to cool completely.

  10. Place the jam into a pot and heat gently until melted, this can also be done in a microwave.

  11. Brush the melted jam onto the strawberries.

  12. Serve loaf sliced with a dollop of whipped cream. 

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