Afternoon Tea

Italian lemon and olive oil cake with rosemary

This cake is so simple to make but bursts with wonderful flavour - perfect for whipping up as a light afternoon treat. Drizzle with lemon and sugar syrup and top with rosemary twigs for a gorgeous finish.

Nadia|Nov 21, 2019

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