Starbucks Lemon Cake/Lemon Cake

Starbucks style Lemon Cake is  soft, moist, tangy and so delicious .Buttery Starbucks style Lemon Pound cake with Lemon Glaze and Lemon Icing. Lemon glaze  takes this cake to a new level.
If you  love citrusy bakes you  sure going to love this.. The citrusy  scent wafts into the air and your house smells divine while its being baking in the oven.
Lemon cakes  are best tea time cake .You can use this as a base to frost your cake Cream cheese lemon frosting would work really well or you can just skip the lemon icing and served it with blueberry compote .

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190 gm Refined Flour/Maida/Apf
115 gm Butter
120 ml butter milk*
2 eggs
200 gm sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp lemon zest/rind
1 tbsp lemon juice

For the glaze
3 tbsp icing sugar/confectioners sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice

For the icing
1 cup  icing sugar
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp lemon juice.

In a bowl combine  sugar and butter and beat until creamy.
Add lemon zest and lemon juice and beat till smooth
Add in 1 egg beat until creamy
Add vanilla extract and mix

Add in another  egg and the buttermilk and beat until well corporated.
Fold in the sifted flour and mix with spatula..

Grease a loaf pan and line with baking paper/parchment/butter paper.
Pour the cake batter in the greased loaf pan.
Preheat the oven for 10 min at 180 degree Celsius. 
Bake for 50 to 55 min at 180 degree Celsius.
Let the pan cool for 10 min then unmould the cake
While its still warm pour the  lemon syrup.
Once the cake cools down pour the lemon icing with help of a spoon
Slice and enjoy with a cup of coffee.

*for buttermilk I have used 120 ml milk and added 1 tbsp vinegar and let it curdle and then use, you can add lemon juice too. 
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  1. Does the * next to buttermilk in the ingredients list signify something? I seem to have missed it.

    1. Yes I had missed on it..making you own buttermilk it was..Check notes section ☺

  2. looks so moist and delicious dear..yummy!