Lemon teabread

Perfect for an afternoon snack with a cuppa, this tangy citrus teabread tastes especially good spread with a little butter
Makes: 2 loaves (24 slices)
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips




    • 350g (12oz) self-raising flour


    • 125g (4oz) ground rice


    • Pinch of salt


    • 175g (6oz) butter or margarine


    • 125g (4oz) caster sugar


    • Grated rind of 2 medium lemons


    • 300ml (½ pint) milk


    • 2 tbsp demerara sugar


    • 2 x 20cm (8in) sandwich tins, buttered and base-lined






    1. Set the oven tor 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Sift the flour, ground rice and salt into a bowl then rub in the butter. Stir in the sugar, lemon rind, and the milk.


    1. Divide the mixture evenly between the tins and sprinkle with demerara sugar. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack, but while still warm, slice as you would bread, and spread with butter.



Nutritional information per portion



fat 7.0g saturates 4.0g calories 155(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.