Lemon & blueberry loaf cake

10 servings


1 hour 35 minutes

total time


175g softened butter , plus extra for greasing

500ml tub Greek yogurt (you need 100ml/3.5fl oz in the cake, the rest to serve)

300g jar good lemon curd (you need 2 tbsp in the cake, the rest to serve)

3 eggs

zest and juice 1 lemon , plus extra zest to serve, if you like

200g self-raising flour

175g golden caster sugar

200g punnet of blueberries (you need 85g/3oz in the cake, the rest to serve)

140g icing sugar

edible flowers , such as purple or yellow primroses, to serve (optional)


Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Grease a 2lb loaf tin and line with a long strip of baking parchment. Put 100g yogurt, 2 tbsp lemon curd, the softened butter, eggs, lemon zest, flour and caster sugar into a large mixing bowl. Quickly mix with an electric whisk until the batter just comes together. Scrape half into the prepared tin. Weigh 85g blueberries from the punnet and sprinkle half into the tin, scrape the rest of the batter on top, then scatter the other half of the 85g berries on top. Bake for 1 hr 10 mins-1 hr 15 mins until golden, and a skewer poked into the centre comes out clean.

Cool in the tin, then carefully lift onto a serving plate to ice. Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in enough lemon juice to make a thick, smooth icing. Spread over the top of the cake, then decorate with lemon zest and edible flowers, if you like. Serve in slices with extra lemon curd, Greek yogurt and blueberries.


Serving Size




Total Fat

30 g

Saturated Fat

16 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat





0.86 mg

Total Carbohydrate

96 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

65 g


10 g

10 servings


1 hour 35 minutes

total time
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