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Gluten Free Vegan Lemon Drizzle Cake topped with nuts, next to a sliced lemon and a box of Silver Spoon Caster and Icing Sugar
55Total Time
15Prep Time
40Bake Time

Gluten Free Vegan Lemon Drizzle Cake

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About the bake

Moist, moreish and zesty - everything a gluten-free plant based drizzle cake should be. Full of fresh citrussy lemon, drizzled with a sweet Silver Spoon Icing Sugar glaze, and sprinkled with ground nuts this simple gluten free lemon cake rivals coffee shop lemon drizzle cakes any day. So invite your friends over, pop the kettle on and bite into a generous slice of this delicious vegan lemon drizzle cake. 

Gluten-free baking shouldn't hold you back from enjoying a fluffy, moist slice of cake, so we've got a great selection of plant-base gluten free recipes here at Baking Mad. From Chocolate Banana Bread to Peanut Butter Brownies, you can find something to satisfy the sweetest of tooth. 

55Total Time
15Prep Time
40Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 160°C and prepare a 1lb loaf tin (grease and line)

    Top Tip

    Leave the baking paper sticking out either side of the tin, and the cake will be easier to lift out.

  2. Step 2:

    Prepare the flax seed 'eggs' by adding 10 tbsp warm water to 5 tbsp ground flax seeds. Set aside to activate.

  3. Step 3:

    Cream the vegan margarine and caster sugar until light and fluffy.

  4. Step 4:

    Add the flax seed 'eggs,' gluten free flour, baking powder, lemon zest and juice to the creamed mixture, 

  5. Step 5:

    Add the cake mixture to the lined loaf tin, and place in the pre-heated oven.

    Bake for 40-45 minutes, until golden and a skewer comes out clean.

  6. Step 6:

    Once the cake has baked, set aside to cool. While this is cooling, make the lemon drizzle.

    Mix the icing sugar and lemon juice together until you get a thick, white icing.

  7. Step 7:

    Once the cake is cooled, decorate with the lemon drizzle icing and slices of lemons.


  • For the Cake

    • 285g Silver Spoon Caster Sugar
    • 285g Doves farm gluten free self-raising flour
    • 5 tbsp Flax seeds (ground)
    • 10 tbsp Warm water
    • 285g Vegan margarine or butter
    • 2 Lemons (zest)
    • 1 Lemons (juice)
    • 1 tsp Doves farm gluten free baking powder
  • For the Lemon Drizzle

    • 225g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 90g Juice of one whole lemon
    • 1 Lemon slices (for decoration)


  • 1 lb loaf tin

Nutritional Information

per 107g
  • 421cal Energy
  • 18g Fat
  • 3.8g of which Saturates
  • 62g Carbohydrates
  • 43g of which Sugars
  • 1.6g Protein
  • 0.48g Salt

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