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Side view of whole paleo lemon bread with glaze on a grey background with a knife

Keto Lemon Loaf

This Keto Lemon Loaf Recipe is soft, moist and completely irresistible. Comes together in one bowl & uses simple pantry ingredients and better for you than the lemon loaf from Starbucks. This healthier version is gluten free, dairy free, low carb, keto with paleo friendly options!

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 240 kcal
Author Kelly


For the Bread

  • 4 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated monk fruit sweetener or sub with granulated pure maple sugar for paleo (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 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 Lakanto sugar-free maple syrup or sub pure maple syrup for paleo
  • 1 tsp lemon juice + zest for garnish


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

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

    A bowl of wet ingredients for the vegan lemon loaf batter
  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.

    A bowl of dry ingredients for the gluten free lemon loaf batter
  4. Transfer batter to loaf pan.

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

    Lemon loaf batter in a glass baking loaf pan

For the glaze

  1. Whisk together the melted coconut butter, sf maple syrup and lemon juice until combined.

    A bowl of icing with a whisk
  2. Drizzle glaze over bread. Cut into slices and enjoy.

    Top view of sliced keto lemon loaf with glaze on a grey background with a knife

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Keto Lemon Loaf
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
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.