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Cloudy lemonade cake (V)


Switch up your typical lemon cake and add a hint of fizz and make this zesty creation. 

SERVES 12 READY IN 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 225g Co-op unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 225g sugar
  • 4 eggs from our Love Local range
  • 225g Co-op self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50ml Co-op cloudy lemonade

For the drizzle:

  • 100ml Co-op cloudy lemonade
  • 100g icing sugar

For the icing:

  • 50g Co-op unsalted butter, softened
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon curd
  • 6 lemon sherbets, crushed, to top


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/Gas 4.
  2. Butter and line a 2lb loaf tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Mix the cake ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Spoon the cake mix into the loaf tin and bake for 30 mins. Cover the top with greaseproof paper, and bake for 15-20 mins more.
  5. Leave to cool.
  6. In a small pan, heat the cloudy lemonade and icing sugar for about 5 mins until reduced.
  7. Leave to cool, then prick the cake all over with a skewer and pour the drizzle over.
  8. Beat the icing ingredients together, spoon onto the cake and top with the crushed sweets.