Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe - it tastes like the real thing!
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Starbucks Lemon Loaf

This Starbucks Lemon Loaf Copycat Recipe is so fresh, so moist and so pretty it will become one of your go-to desserts. Makes a great snack too!
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 1 large loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs at room temp.
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • zest of one lemon

Glaze

  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • juice of 1/4 lemon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Prepare 9 x 5 loaf pan or 6 mini pans.
  • In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • In a medium bowl combine eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla and lemon extracts, and lemon juice with a mixer.
  • Scrape bottom to make sure all is combined.
  • Pour dry ing. into wet ing. and blend until smooth, scraping sides and bottom of bowl.
  • Add oil and lemon zest. Mix well.
  • Pour into prepared loaf pan(s) and bake for 45 min. (9 x 5) or 25 min. (minis.) Insert toothpick to test...it must come out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let set 3 minutes.
  • Prepare glaze...whisk to combine.
  • Remove bread from pan(s) onto wire rack. Make sure and put a cookie sheet under the rack. Pour glaze over bread. Cool completely on rack.

Notes

Pan measurements:
mini = 2 1/2 in. x 4 in.
small = 3 in. x 5 1/2 in.
large = 9 in. x 5 in.
I prepare my baking pans with Baker's Joy.