Indulge in the delightful symphony of flavors with our Citrus Bliss Vegan Lemon Loaf Cake. This expertly crafted recipe transforms simple ingredients into a moist and tangy masterpiece that will elevate your dessert experience. Perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike, this delectable treat showcases the bright and refreshing essence of lemons, harmoniously blending sweetness with a zesty kick.
Ingredients: In the realm of plant-based goodness, our Vegan Lemon Loaf Cake brings together 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 cup of granulated sugar, and precise measurements of baking powder, baking soda, and a dash of salt. The wet ingredients feature the creaminess of non-dairy milk, the richness of vegetable oil, and the vibrant notes of fresh lemon juice and zest. A teaspoon of vanilla extract adds the perfect finishing touch to this symphony of flavors.
Instructions: Begin by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C) and preparing a loaf pan with a touch of culinary finesse. The careful integration of dry and wet ingredients ensures a harmonious batter, ready to be transformed in the oven for 45-50 minutes. The result? A golden-brown, perfectly risen Vegan Lemon Loaf that tantalizes the senses with its inviting aroma.
Lemon Glaze Magic: To elevate this creation to a new level of indulgence, our Lemon Glaze takes center stage. A cup of powdered sugar is blended with the tangy brilliance of fresh lemon juice and a sprinkle of zest, creating a silky-smooth glaze that delicately coats the loaf. This final touch not only adds visual appeal but also intensifies the citrus experience.
Presentation: As the cake cools on a wire rack, the lemon glaze sets into a glossy perfection, creating a picturesque finish. Slicing into this culinary marvel reveals a tender crumb, each bite delivering a burst of lemony goodness. The interplay of sweet and tart flavors, coupled with the moist texture, ensures that every morsel is a moment to savor.
Conclusion: Our Citrus Bliss Vegan Lemon Loaf Cake is more than just a dessert; it’s an artful creation that embodies the essence of plant-based baking. Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or simply looking to explore new flavors, this lemon-infused masterpiece promises to captivate your taste buds and leave a lasting impression. Elevate your dessert repertoire with the harmonious blend of simplicity and sophistication found in this delectable treat.
Lemon Loaf Cake (Vegan/GF
For the Cake:
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup non-dairy milk (such as almond, soy, or oat milk)
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- Zest of 2 lemons
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the Lemon Glaze:
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Zest of 1 lemon
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a loaf pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In a separate bowl, combine the non-dairy milk, vegetable oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
- Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- While the cake is baking, prepare the lemon glaze. In a bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, fresh lemon juice, and lemon zest until smooth.
- Once the cake is done baking, allow it to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack.
- While the cake is still warm, pour the lemon glaze over the top, allowing it to drizzle down the sides.
- Allow the cake to cool completely before slicing.