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Lemony Zucchini Cake with Earl Grey Buttercream - Izy Hossack - Top With Cinnamon
This cake is pretty much two of my favourite things combined. Lemon & Earl Grey tea – pure heaven. It kinda sucks that I’m in the midst of revision and summer deadlines and I don’t have any more cake to pull me through. The recipes involved here come from Tessa’s beautiful new book, Layered*, all about layer cakes! Now I’m usually the type of person to just say ‘eff it I’ll just make a loaf cake instead’ but THIS TIME, with Tessa’s helpful guidance in the book, I figured I’d do the whole shebang. I combined two of the recipes from Layered, using the Earl grey frosting from the London fog cake and the cake layers from the lemony zucchini cake. Ya know what? I freaking love how easy it is to make this zucchini cake. It’s a dump-and-stir situation and eeeeeven though I MAY have accidentally burnt the cake a TINY bit (shhhhhhh) it was still incredibly moist. and I used a microplane to file off the burnt edges… SO in the end everything was fab. I even managed to make the buttercream without it splitting so I felt pretty damn proud of myself. I got a bit fancy and made candied lemon slices for …