Recipes for Desserts

Lemon Loaf Cake: A Velvety Moist Delight

Simple Recipe for Velvety Moist Lemon Loaf Cake

This simple recipe for velvety moist lemon loaf cake is a delicious and easy-to-make treat. The combination of lemon and sugar creates a sweet and tart flavor that is sure to please. The cake is moist and fluffy, with a velvety texture that melts in your mouth. Enjoy this delicious cake as a snack or dessert.


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the sugar and eggs until light and fluffy. Add the oil, yogurt, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving size: 1 slice (1/12 of the cake)
  • Calories: 250
  • Total fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 140mg
  • Total carbohydrates: 36g
  • Dietary fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 22g
  • Protein: 4g