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Lemon Loaf

This easy Lemon Loaf Recipe is soft, moist and so delicious. It tastes just like the lemon loaf from Starbucks, and this version is Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Paleo friendly!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast bread, breakfast bread recipe, lemon bread, lemon bread recipe, lemon dessert recipe, lemon loaf, lemon loaf starbucks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 283 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

For the Bread

  • 4 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar or sub granulated monk fruit sweetener (can also sub coconut sugar but the color will be darker)
  • 1/3 cup melted & cooled refined coconut oil (can also sub unsalted ghee or butter)
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 1 2/3 cups superfine almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt

For the Glaze

  • 1/3 cup melted coconut butter (manna)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup or sub Lakanto sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1 tsp lemon juice + zest for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper. 

  2. In a medium bowl, beat eggs with maple sugar until smooth. Add coconut oil, lemon juice and lemon zest until smooth.

  3. Place a large mesh sieve over bowl and sift in baking powder, almond flour, coconut flour and salt. Stir until well combined with no lumps.

  4. Transfer batter to loaf pan.

  5. Bake for 36-43 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven & cool for at least 30 minutes to set. 

  6. Mix together ingredients for glaze & drizzle over bread.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Loaf
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 7g14%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.