Gin & Tonic drizzle cake

Fancy a tipple? Bake a Gin & Tonic drizzle cake! Drizzled with elderflower and gin cordial... this Gin & Tonic drizzle cake recipe is from Belvoir.

Brought to you by Belvoir Fruit Farms

Fancy a tipple? Bake a Gin & Tonic drizzle cake!

Drizzled with elderflower and gin cordial... this Gin & Tonic drizzle cake recipe is from Belvoir.

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 225 g soft margarine or butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 225 g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 50 g plain flour
  • 225 g golden caster sugar
  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • zest of 1 unwaxed lemon

For the drizzle

  • 6 tbsp Belvoir Elderflower Cordial
  • 6 tbsp gin

For the icing

  • 150 g icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tbsp Belvoir Elderflower Cordial
  • 2 tbsp gin
  • yellow and white sprinkles, if liked

Instructions

1
Preheat the oven to 180 ̊C/Gas Mark 4. Use plenty of margarine or butter to grease the insides of a 2-litre bundt tin, then dust with a little flour.
2
Place the margarine or butter, flours, sugar, eggs and lemon zest in a large bowl, then use an electric whisk to whisk everything together for about 1 minute until it is pale and fluffy. Use a spatula to spoon it into the tin and level the surface.
3
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until risen and golden. Mix the cordial and gin together. Place the tin on a wire rack and use a wooden skewer to prick the cake all over, then spoon over the drizzle and leave to cool in the tin.
4
Sift the icing sugar into a medium bowl, add the cordial and mix to a smooth thick icing. Stir in enough gin to make a coating icing. Invert the cake onto a serving plate, then spoon the icing over. Sprinkle with yellow and white sprinkles if liked.

Related recipes


More in Boozy Cakes


Click here to view our range of live webinars!

Click here to view our range of live webinars!