Ahhh Lemon Drizzle cake – theres nothing quite like a zesty slice with a cuppa. This particular recipe is only 8 syns in total, which makes a very nice low syn drizzle cake. *UPDATE Some sweeteners now have a syn value. Please check yours and adapt syns accordingly when making this slimming world cake.

Low Syn Lemon Drizzle Cake


  • 2 large lemons
  • 5 eggs
  • 45g Granulated Sweetener
  • 50g Self Raising Flour

Low Syn Lemon Drizzle Cake – Method

  1. Sieve the sweetener and flour into a mixing bowl
  2. Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon into the mix
  3. Using a hand grater, zest both lemons and add the zest to the mix
  4. Separate the egg yolks from the whites. Keep the whites aside, beat the yolks and add to the mixture
  5. Whisk the egg whites until they are fluffy and form soft peaks. Fold into the mixture
  6. Add to the cake tray
  7. Bake for 20-30 minutes on 180C until golden brown, allow to cool a little
  8. Mix the juice of the second lemon and 15g sweetener, pour over the top of the cake and bake for another 10 mins until the top of the cake is beautifully glazed

Recipe Details

Original Recipe by Donna Dyble
Yield: 6 SlicesPrep Time: 00:10 minutes
Cook Time: 00:25 minutes
Ready In: 00:35 minutes
4 stars based on 1 reviews
Tags: Low fat, Slimming World
Sugar: 0g

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