Lemon Loaf Cake Recipe: Tangy Delight in Every Bite!

by Austin Carter

New Recipe

- Prep Time: 30 minutes - Cook Time: 1 hour - Cooling Time: 45 minutes - Total Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes - Course: Dessert - Cuisine: American, European - Servings: 6 - Calories: 250 kcal

Easy Lemon Loaf Cake Recipe

– Mixing Bowls – Whisk or Electric Hand Mixer – Loaf Pan – Measuring Spoons and Cups – Citrus Zester – Citrus Juicer – Spatula or Wooden Spoon – Oven – Cooling Rack – Parchment Paper – Lemon Slicer – Pastry Brush


For the Cake: – 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour – 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder – ½ teaspoon salt – ½ cup unsalted butter softened – 1 cup granulated sugar – 3 large eggs – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 2 tablespoons lemon zest about 2 lemons – 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice – ½ cup buttermilk


For the Glaze: – 1 cup powdered sugar – 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice For Garnish: – Lemon slices


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a standard-sized loaf pan. 2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. 3. In another bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. 4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then add the vanilla extract, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Mix until well combined.


5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined. 6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 7. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.


8. Whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth for the glaze. Adjust consistency by adding more sugar or juice as needed. 9. Once the cake is completely cooled, drizzle the glaze over the top. 10. Place lemon slices on top of the glazed loaf for a decorative touch. 11. Slice and serve your delicious lemon loaf cake. Enjoy the burst of citrusy flavor!


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