Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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No need to go out to buy your favorite lemon loaf from the store as you can easily make it in the comforts of your home with this copycat Starbucks lemon loaf recipe by Proper Cooking. Not only is it soft and moist, but the flavors are also incredible. It is lemony, light, and refreshing – perfect with the sweetness and creaminess of the homemade frosting.


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This homemade lemon loaf does not require any special ingredients. Most of the things you need are probably already in your pantry. Even if you don’t have any baking experience, it will still turn out delicious, as it is a no-fail recipe. Pair it with your favorite coffee, tea, or juice for a delicious snack at home.

If you are a fan of lemon dessert recipes, you should definitely make this at home. I am sure you’ll bake it again and again once you try it.

For more easy lemon-flavored recipes, check these out: Easy Southern Lemon Lush Pie RecipeEasy Mini Lemon Cupcakes RecipeNo-Bake Icebox Lemon Dessert Cake Recipe

Easy Lemon Cake Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup of butter (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract or vanilla powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of milk

For the frosting:

  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of milk


How to Make Lemon Cake

Step 1:

In a bowl, combine the lemon zest and sugar. Next, mix in the butter and oil.

Step 2:

Add the eggs into the mixture one by one until well incorporated, then the lemon juice.

Step 3:

Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt directly over the mixture and mix until well combined.

Step 4:

Mix in the milk, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl.

Easy Lemon Cake Ingredients
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Step 5:

Transfer the mixture onto a cake mold lined with baking paper. Place inside the oven and bake at 320F for 40 to 50 minutes. Once done baking, allow it to cool in the mold, then remove and place over a wire rack.

How to Make Lemon Cake
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Step 6:

Make the frosting. In a bowl, add the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and milk. Beat until smooth.

Step 7:

Pour the frosting on the cake. Slice and serve. Enjoy!


Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe

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