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Iced Lemon Loaf
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins

Satisfy your lemon craving with this moist and slightly sweet iced lemon loaf! Bursting with bright citrus, with a hint of sweet almond.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: glazed lemon loaf, iced lemon loaf, lemon bread, lemon quick bread
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 393 kcal
For the Lemon Syrup
For the Lemon Loaf
For the Lemon Icing
To Make the Lemon Syrup:
  1. Cook the sugar and lemon juice in a small pot over over medium-low heat, stirring, for 2-3 minutes, or until the sugar has completely dissolved. 

To Make the Lemon Loaf:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and mist a 9 by 5-inch loaf pan with non-stick spray.

  2. Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer and stir together on low speed. 

  3. Add the butter and mix on low speed for about 1 minute, or until the mixture resembles damp sand. 

  4. Mix in the eggs, one at a time, scraping the bottom and sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula after each addition. 

  5. Add the Greek yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, and almond extract, and mix on medium speed for about a minute.

  6. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and bake for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a bamboo skewer inserted in the thickest part of the bread comes out clean.

  7. Cool the bread in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove the slightly cooled bread from the pan and place it on a on a sheet pan.  

  8. Spoon the lemon syrup all over the warm bread. 

  9. Allow the bread to cool completely, then transfer to a wire rack set over a sheet pan, and drizzle with lemon icing. 

To Make the Lemon Icing:
  1. Place the powdered sugar, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, and almond extract in a small bowl and stir together until smooth.
Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Iced Lemon Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 219mg10%
Potassium 111mg3%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Sugar 37g41%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 4.6mg6%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.