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Simple recipe for velvety moist lemon loaf cake
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Ma Fatima Garcia
04.06.22

Due to the state of the world in the last few years, many people have discovered new hobbies and passions.

Some people discovered their talent with DIY projects and others their passion for cooking.

But baking is where it’s at.

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Now, when it comes to bread, we always make sure to buy from our trusted bakery. We want our loaves of bread, pastries, and other desserts to be freshly made.

That’s why tutorials about baking or cooking simple recipes always go viral.

It motivates us to try new recipes and experience what’s it’s like to bake or cook delicious meals.

This lemon loaf is no exception.

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When it comes to lemon loaf cakes, it’s hard to find one that is velvety and moist. So, finding a recipe for a mouthwatering lemon loaf cake got us all excited.

What’s nice about this is that it’s easy to make, and you might find yourself starting to enjoy making home-baked goods.

It’s almost too simple.

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This YouTube recipe was posted by Savor Easy and the video almost got a million views!

It’s about striking the perfect balance.

Here’s how you can make a Lemon Loaf Cake that is easy, moist, and velvety.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (187g)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest (8g)
  • 1 cup sugar (200g)
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup softened butter (110g)
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  • 2 tablespoons of veg oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice (30ml)
  • 1/2 cup milk (120ml)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (5g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (3g)
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YouTube Screenshot / Savory Easy

For the lemon glaze:

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (30ml)
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar (50g)
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The process:

Step 1: In a large bowl, mix 1 cup of sugar and 2 teaspoons of lemon zest. Mix well until you see that the lemon zest has infused its oil with the sugar.

Step 2: After the first step, add 1/2 cup of softened butter. Make sure that your butter is softened and not melted. Mix well.

Step 3: Add the 2 tablespoons of veg oil, and then mix well. Once done, you can switch to a whisk and continue mixing until you get a pale and fluffy consistency.

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Step 4: Add eggs, but do it one at a time. Make sure to mix well until smooth. Once done, add lemon juice and mix well. Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl.

Step 5: Add dry ingredients. It’s better to sift them before adding them to get a better consistency.

Step 6: Lastly, add milk and fold. Use your whisk and mix.

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Step 7: Pour the creamy batter into a loaf pan with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 320℉ for around 40-50 minutes.

Step 8: Once done, let it cool down, and then remove the parchment paper. While waiting, it’s time to whip up the glaze.

Step 9: Mix 2 tbsp. lemon juice and 1/3 cup icing sugar together. Then, pour over your lemon loaf. Garnish with lemon zest.

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YouTube Screenshot / Savory Easy

By this time, you will smell the sweet and fragrant lemon loaf that you’ve made. Be proud of yourself!

Serve with tea or coffee, and you will love the taste. It’s fluffy and moist with the right sweetness.

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By Ma Fatima Garcia
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Ma Fatima Garcia is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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