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Lemon drizzle swirls



Lemon drizzle swirls

These lemon drizzle swirls are pure, edible joy. Soft sweet dough, swirled with lemon zest and drizzled in a thick, creamy, lemony frosting with a tiny kiss of cardamom.



For the dough

  • 600g/1lb 5oz strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 14g/½oz fast-action yeast
  • 75g/2⅔oz golden caster sugar
  • 90g/3¼oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 275ml/9½fl oz lukewarm full-fat milk
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 medium free-range egg
  • flavourless oil, for greasing the tin

For the filling

  • 45g/1½oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 175g/6oz golden caster sugar
  • 2 lemons, zest only
  • 4 cardamom pods, seeds removed and crushed to a fine powder
  • a pinch of salt

For the frosting

  • 110g/4oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 250g/9oz full-fat cream cheese
  • 5 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 lemon, zest only


Lemon drizzle swirls

Lemon drizzle swirls

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