Lemon Loaf Recipe Video

Here's a quick and super lemony lemon loaf. It is one of my favourite recipes and I hope it will become one of yours!


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings8
Main IngredientHealthy


 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs1 Large
 Low fat yogurt2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Lemon rind1 Large, grated
For the glaze
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Large

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 312 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.1%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 46.4 mg

Sodium 104.7 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.8 g3.2%

Sugars 36.3 g

Protein 7 g13.5%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 9%

Calcium 17.6% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Line and grease a 8 x 4 loaf pan. Keep aside

3. In an electric mixing bowl, cream together butter with sugar.
4. Stir in the egg, yogurt and beat until well combined.
5. Add milk and continue mixing.
6. In another bowl, combine the flour with baking powder. Add this into the wet mixture and stir quickly until well combined. Add the lemon rind and mix until well combined and smooth.
7. Take the lined and greased loaf pan, pour the batter into it and spread it evenly, and smooth out the top.
8. Bake it in the preheated oven for an hour or until the tester comes out clean.
9. For the glaze: In a bowl, add and combine the sugar with lemon juice. Stir it continuously until the sugar dissolves.
10. Once the loaf is done, remove the pan from the oven and pour the lemon glaze over the loaf. Let the loaf cool completely on a rack before serving.

11. Cut the loaf into desired slices and serve with tea or coffee.