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250ml SASKO CAKE FLOUR
125ml castor sugar
10ml baking powder
4 eggs, separated
80ml extra castor sugar
10ml grated lemon rind
25ml poppy seeds
500ml sifted icing sugar
30-40ml lemon juice
10ml lemon rind
milk to mix
extra rind for decorating
Sift the flour, castor sugar, baking powder and cornflour into a bowl. Make a well in the centre and add the egg yolks, oil and water and mix to a smooth batter.
Beat the egg whites until stiff, then gradually beat in the extra castor sugar. Carefully fold this into the batter. Fold in the lemon rind and poppy seeds.
Pour the mixture into a chiffon cake tin and bake at 180°C for 25 minutes. Remove and invert the cake tin to rest on the legs of tin.
Leave until completely cool. Remove the cake from the tin and place it on a serving plate.
Spread with icing and decorate with lemon rind.
ICING: Cream the butter until soft. Add the icing sugar and beat well.
Add the lemon rind and juice and a little milk if necessary to make a spreadable icing.
Spread onto cake and decorate with extra lemon rind.