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Lemon Loaf Cake Recipe – Easy and Homemade


A classic of classics! Glazed Lemon Loaf Cake! Ideal for any time of the year. A soft and fluffy loaf cake with a coverage of lemon glaze that in addition to making it more attractive to our eyes, its flavor makes it even richer as a whole.

Simple ingredients for the result of something so delicious, refreshing and light in texture. For a breakfast, some mates, a tea or a coffee. Because this glazed lemon loaf cake goes with everything.

In addition to being a versatile recipe because it gives you the freedom to modify it to your liking. Since if you don’t like lemon, you can replace it with orange for example. Being the same recipe base and what you would modify is just its flavor.

If you don’t like glaze icing you can choose not to put it on, maybe you just like sprinkling it with icing sugar, or just not putting anything on it. This is the choice of each person.

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Lemon Loaf Cake

Serves: 10 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Rating 5.0/5
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  • Dough:
  • Butter 200 g / 7.05 oz
  • Sugar 200 g / 7.05 oz / 1 cup
  • Eggs 4
  • All porpuse flour 300 g / 10.58 oz / 2 ½ cup
  • Baking Powder 3 tsp
  • Zest and lemon juice 1
  • Glaze:
  • Icing Sugar 200 g / 7.05 oz / 1 ½ cup
  • Lemon Juice 50 ml / 3 ¼ tbsp


  1. Cream or blanch the butter at room temperature with the sugar.
  2. Add lemon juice and zest and continue beating.
  3. Add the eggs one by one. Continue beating.
  4. Add the sifted flour with the baking powder in 2 or 3 parts with a spatula and enveloping movements until the preparation is united. It is not necessary to beat.
  5. Dump the preparation in a loaf cake mold previously with butter and floured it.
  6. Bake over medium heat for 30-35 minutes.
  7. Before covering the loaf cake with lemon glaze or just sprinkle with icing sugar, let it cool well.


For the Lemon Glazed:

  • Combine icing sugar with lemon juice without leaving lumps.
  • Cover the loaf cake and let dry well before cutting.
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