Lighter Lemon Drizzle

per serving

Serves 10

This “lighter” version of the classic lemon drizzle cake means you can have an extra slice!


1 hour 15 mins



Tags: afternoon tea, birthday, kids party, party

Nutritional Information

301 k/cals per serving


Frylight Cooking Spray

1 large unwaxed lemon, juice and zest

150g caster sugar 

160ml low-fat natural yogurt 

150ml sunflower oil

270g self-raising flour 

2 large eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C. Spray a 20cm diameter round cake tin well with Frylight.
  2. Pour the lemon juice into a small bowl and mix in 1 tablespoon of sugar. Set aside.
  3. Place the lemon zest in a large bowl and add the remaining sugar with the yogurt, oil, flour and eggs. Using a wooden spoon mix everything together for 1 minute.
  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin and cook in the middle of the oven for 55 minutes or until risen and springy when touched.
  5. Remove the cake from the oven and stand the tin on a cooling rack. Slowly spoon the prepared lemon juice over the hot cake. Allow it to cool down completely in the tin before turning out.
  6. Once completely cooled add a light lemon icing or icing sugar, slice and enjoy.