Starbucks Lemon Loaf

I know all of you lemon lovers out there will enjoy this recipe! It’s the loaf that for some reason, is hard to make just right!

But this recipe is spot on! The perfect consistency, flavor, and will make just about anyone’s day!

The best thing about this loaf is that you can have it for breakfast or dessert! You can’t beat that!


  • 2 1/4 CUP Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 CUP Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp Butter, softened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Lemon extract
  • 1/2 CUP Lemon juice
  • 1/2 CUP Buttermilk
  • Zest of one lemon


  • 2 CUPS Powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Whole milk
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease a 9×12 pan.
  3. Mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Set aside.
  4. Whisk together the eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, lemon extract and lemon juice with a hand mixer until smooth.
  5. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  6. Slowly incorporate the buttermilk and lemon zest and blend well.
  7. Pour the mix into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center.
  8. Make the Glaze:

  9. Whisk together the powdered sugar, whole milk and lemon extract until you reach your desired consistency.
  10. Spread over cooled loaf.
  11. Enjoy!