Recipe: Lemon Olive Oil Cake

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INGREDIENDS
4 eggs, separated
250ml castor sugar
grated rind of 1 large lemon
250ml olive oil
5ml vanilla essence
45ml lemon juice
750ml flour
15ml baking powder
250ml milk
45ml extra castor sugar

ICING

250ml icing sugar
lemon juice to mix

DIRECTIONS
– Beat egg yolks and castor sugar until thick and pale.
– Beat in the lemon rind, olive oil, vanilla and lemon juice.
– Sift the flour and baking powder and add to the creamed mixture with the milk.
– Beat the egg whites until stiff, then beat in the extra castor sugar.
– Fold this into the creamed mixture.
– Pour the mixture into a well-greased 22cm ring pan.
– Bake at 160ºC for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.
– Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out.
– Remove and when cold drizzle with lemon icing.

ICING: Sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Add enough lemon juice to form a thick icing.

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