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Winsor & Newton watercolour and charcoal on Bockingford paper 12″ × 12″

I was making a Lemon Drizzle Cake at the weekend and this inspired me to paint this abstract. I thought it would be fun to give you the recipe. I hope you try it. It is mouth watering. Enjoy !!

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Ingredients

  • 225g unsalted butter , softened
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • finely grated zest 1 lemon
  • 225g self-raising flour

FOR THE DRIZZLE TOPPING

  • juice 11⁄2 lemon
  • 85g caster sugar

Method

1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Beat together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy, then add the eggs, one at a time, slowly mixing through. Sift in the flour, then add the lemon zest and mix until well combined. Line a loaf tin (8 × 21cm) with greaseproof paper, then spoon in the mixture and level the top with a spoon.

2. Bake for 45-50 mins until a thin skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. While the cake is cooling in its tin, mix together the lemon juice and sugar to make the drizzle. Prick the warm cake all over with a skewer or fork, then pour over the drizzle – the juice will sink in and the sugar will form a lovely, crisp topping. Leave in the tin until completely cool, then remove and serve. Will keep in an airtight container for 3-4 days, or freeze for up to 1 month.

Tags

abstract, angela burman, charcoal, fine art, lemon, watercolour, zest

Born in Cardiff, but now live in the West Midlands. Graduated from Birmingham City University with a BA (Hons) in Visual Arts.

Key styles: impressionism, abstracts and whimsical,which cover a wide range of subject matter from pure abstract, figurative, portrait, still life, nature and wildlife.

Media used: oils, acrylic, mixed media, collage, textiles and digital photography and photoshop.

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Comments

  • Ruth Palmer
    Ruth Palmeralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful freedom of expression Angie! I can taste the lemon!

  • Thank you so much Ruthie for your great feedback x

    – Angela Burman

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonalmost 4 years ago

    This is great Anie! Beautifully done, I just love wipes and splatters!

  • Thank you Maree for your lovely comments. I know what you mean about wipes and splatters LOL

    – Angela Burman

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsalmost 4 years ago

    Ohhhhhhh I just love lemon drizzle cake ! and I love your stunning abstract !
    just the right amount of sugar & Lemon ,,,,, Fantastic Angela

  • One slice or two LOL. Thank you so much Paul. This is the first time a recipe has inspired my work hahaha

    – Angela Burman

  • leonie7
    leonie7almost 4 years ago

    outstanding love it and a cake to what more could you ask for Angie lol my friend lee

  • Trust me to think about my stomach. Love cake. Thank you so much Lee for your love comments xxx

    – Angela Burman

  • Shirley McMahon
    Shirley McMahonalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely clean colours. Beautiful, Angela.

  • Thank you so much Shirley

    – Angela Burman

  • Susan Moss
    Susan Mossalmost 4 years ago

    Love the colours – well done

  • Thank you for your lovely comments Susan

    – Angela Burman

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous! Love the colors and everything else about it. As for the recipe, I’d need a translator, but it does sound delicious!

  • Thank you so much Dot. You can get the measurement conversion off google. I think it will convert it to cup measurements for you

    – Angela Burman

  • hardhhhat
    hardhhhatalmost 4 years ago

    I see a smattering of blueberries in there too yummy…..

  • LOL thank you Vee

    – Angela Burman

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous painting and yummy recipe I will certainly try-thanks for sharing dear Angela….

  • Thank you Renate. Hope you enjoy the cake too

    – Angela Burman

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergalmost 4 years ago

    I knew this was yours before I saw your name STUNNING and I like the title as well!

    Debra

  • Thank you so much Debra. I feel very flattered that you recognized my work wow!!!

    – Angela Burman

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