You’re gonna LOVE this copycat version of the famous Starbucks lemon loaf, bursting with flavor! It’s EASY to make it yourself (8 slices) and save money!
Here’s another great “Copycat” recipe of a very popular item at the famous coffeehouse. I made this Starbucks Lemon Loaf last week after finding it in one of my “Top Secret Recipe” cookbooks.
Seriously, folks…this Starbucks lemon loaf is so very easy to make, in the comfort of your own kitchen! Wonderfully delicious and full of bright, lemony goodness, I highly recommend this tasty treat! Grab a cup of coffee from your own coffeemaker and make this Starbucks lemon loaf, with a glazed lemon icing on top…stat!
Why not go crazy? Invite a few hundred friends to come lounge around on your chairs and couches with their laptops and smartphones while you eat this delicious treat! Then you will at least THINK you’re at that coffeehouse, spending a lot more of your hard earned cash for this Starbucks lemon bread than it costs to make!
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Making Starbucks Lemon Loaf At Home Will Save You Money
Just think, if you bought 8 slices of this Starbucks lemon loaf at the local “famous coffee place”, it would cost you around $24 dollars. Let me assure you that you can make 8 slices of this delicious Starbucks Lemon Loaf in a very short amount of time, for a fraction of that price!
This recipe for Starbucks Lemon Loaf freezes well, too. That will also help to save you some of your hard-earned money in the long term!
If you wrap the Starbucks lemon loaf slices very well, place in airtight bags in freezer, you can enjoy a piece whenever you want, by simply thawing it out! *And there you have it- my money-saving tip for the day, folks!
Interested In Other Sweetened Bread Recipes For Breakfast?
If you enjoy loaves of sweet bread similar to this lemon loaf with lemon glaze, I am confident you will enjoy several of my other recipes. These include Starbucks Gingerbread (copycat recipe), Apple Cinnamon Bread, Carrot Zucchini Bread, or Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread, to name a few. YUM!
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Recipe adapted from the book “Top Secret Recipes Unlocked”, by Todd Wilbur, Published in 2009 by The Penguin Group
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 Tablespoons butter , softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup plus 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar
- 2 Tablespoons milk
- 3/4 teaspoon lemon extract
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
- Whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
- In a separate bowl (or the base of your stand mixer), beat the eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, lemon extract and lemon juice until thoroughly combined.
- Add the dry ingredients, a little at a time, to the egg mixture; beat till smooth.
- Add the oil and mix well.
- Pour the ingredients into a well-greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch loaf pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick (stuck in the middle of the loaf) comes out clean. Remove loaf from oven and cool completely on a wire rack. Remove loaf from pan when cooled.
- While loaf is cooling, make the icing: Combine the icing ingredients in a small bowl. Mix on low with an electric mixer or whisk till all lumps have disappeared. When the lemon loaf has cooled, frost the top surface of the loaf with the icing. Wait for the icing to "set up", then slice into 8 - 1 inch slices.
- Grab a piece of this great treat, pour yourself a cup of tea or coffee, grab a good book, sit down and get comfortable... (or if you're like some people I know...grab a slice and shove it in your mouth as you're running out the door!) Either way... ENJOY!
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