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


Preheat oven to 160 C

Cream butter and castor sugar until pale

Beat in eggs, one at a time.

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

Fold in lemon zest.

Transfer batter to a lined 24cm loaf tin.

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

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

Remove from the tin and leave cake to cool completely.

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

Brush the melted jam onto the strawberries.

Serve loaf sliced with a dollop of whipped cream.


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