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Iced Lemon Loaf


Iced Lemon Loaf! From the soft, moist, fluffy, lemony crumb, to the sweet, tangy lemon icing, is there truly anything better? You name it, this cake has got it!


For the Loaf:

-2 cups all-purpose flour

-1 tsp. baking powder

-1/2 tsp. salt

-3/4 cups softened butter

-1 cup white sugar

-4 large eggs, room temp.

-1 tsp. vanilla extract

-the zest from 1 lemon

-1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice

-1/4 cup sour cream

-1/3 cups milk

For the Icing:

-1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

-1 Tbsp. heavy cream

-2 Tbsp. lemon juice



2. In a large bowl, with a hand mixer, cream together 3/4 cups softened butter and 1 cup white sugar. Cream that for about 3 minutes.


3. Now add in 4 large room temperature eggs, adding one at a time, beating well with each addition. 


4. Then add in 1 tsp. vanilla extract, the zest from 1 lemon, and 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice. Beat until combined.







  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour + 10 mins
  • Category: Dessert, Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 400

Keywords: lemon cake, lemon loaf, iced lemon loaf