Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

This copycat recipe for Starbucks iced lemon pound cake is easy to prepare for a dessert or a party. The loaf consists of very few ingredients, all of which are mixed in a bowl and then poured into a prepared loaf pan. This cake is packed with delicious lemon flavor that comes from lemon zest and lemon extract. To top things off the loaf is covered in a delicious lemon flavored frosting that is a simple combination of confectioners sugar and lemon juice. You can easily double this recipe and make 2 of them if you would prefer. If you are a lover of the lemon pound cake from Starbucks you are sure to enjoy this homemade version.

Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

copycat recipe for the lemon loaf at Starbucks.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Icing-

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees In a bowl combine butter and sugar and beat until well combined. Add in eggs and beat until mixed well. Add sour cream, vanilla and lemon extract, lemon zest, and lemon juice and beat until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix on low speed until well combined.
  • Pour into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan. Place into the oven and immediately reduce the temperature to 350 degrees Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Combine the icing ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined. Remove the loaf from the pan and pour the glaze over the top. Allow the icing to set for 20 minutes.

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