Lemon loaf cake

Based on 7 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
55
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
8 tbsp lemon juice (divided)
3 tsp lemon zest
170 g butter
250 g sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
eggs
160 g full-fat Greek yogurt
280 g flour
3 tsp baking powder
350 g confectioner's sugar
butter for greasing
flour for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • bowl
  • loaf pan
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • rubber spatula
  • wire rack
  • whisk

Nutrition per serving

Cal
429
Protein
5g
Fat
15g
Carb
68g

Step 1/4

Preheat oven to 175°C/350°F. Grease and flour a loaf pan.  Add butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt to a bowl and beat with a hand mixer until fluffy.
  • 170 butter
  • 250 sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • butter for greasing
  • flour for dusting
  • oven
  • bowl
  • loaf pan
  • hand mixer with beaters

Preheat oven to 175°C/350°F. Grease and flour a loaf pan. Add butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt to a bowl and beat with a hand mixer until fluffy.

Step 2/4

Beat in eggs one at a time. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and Greek yogurt and mix to combine. Mix flour and baking powder in a separate bowl, then add to butter-egg mixture and stir to a smooth batter.
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 160 full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 280 flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • bowl
  • rubber spatula

Beat in eggs one at a time. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and Greek yogurt and mix to combine. Mix flour and baking powder in a separate bowl, then add to butter-egg mixture and stir to a smooth batter.

Step 3/4

Transfer batter into the prepared loaf pan, smooth out the top, and bake at 175°C/350°F for approx. 55 min. Remove from the oven and let cool down in the pan for approx. 15 min. before removing it from the loaf pan. Let cool completely on a wire rack.
  • oven
  • wire rack

Transfer batter into the prepared loaf pan, smooth out the top, and bake at 175°C/350°F for approx. 55 min. Remove from the oven and let cool down in the pan for approx. 15 min. before removing it from the loaf pan. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

Step 4/4

Add confectioner’s sugar and remaining lemon juice to a bowl and mix into a thick frosting. Spread the frosting on the cooled lemon cake. Enjoy!
  • 350 confectioner's sugar
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • bowl
  • whisk

Add confectioner’s sugar and remaining lemon juice to a bowl and mix into a thick frosting. Spread the frosting on the cooled lemon cake. Enjoy!