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Copycat of Starbucks® Lemon Bread

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars
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"A Starbucks® favorite that you can copycat in your own kitchen. Recipe shared with me by a friend. Delicious with a cup of fresh-brewed coffee."
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Ingredients

1 h 55 m servings 477
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 loaves)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 loaf pans.
  2. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, oil, eggs, sour cream, milk, and 6 tablespoons lemon juice into bowl of stand mixer; beat for 2 minutes and pour into prepared loaf pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 50 minutes. Cool in the pans for 20 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely on a wire rack.
  4. Whisk confectioners' sugar and 3 tablespoons lemon juice together in a bowl until smooth; spoon evenly over the loaves and let set before slicing, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 477 calories; 20 70.8 5 72 372 Full nutrition

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This is my recipe. For more lemon flavor, make the following adjustment: Use two 2.9 ounce boxes of cook-and-serve lemon pudding mix (unprepared), and swap a 16.5 ounce lemon cake mix for the y...

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Not sure why but mine didn't turn out moist. It was very dry and not like Starbucks at all. Perhaps adding lemon pudding mix, apple sauce or switching to real butter instead of oil might help. W...

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This is my recipe. For more lemon flavor, make the following adjustment: Use two 2.9 ounce boxes of cook-and-serve lemon pudding mix (unprepared), and swap a 16.5 ounce lemon cake mix for the y...

I used lemon flavored cake as suggested and boy was it extremely lemony. If you really love lemon, then use the lemon cake mix, otherwise stick to the yellow cake mix. I also baked it in a Bundt...

This satisfied my Starbucks lemon bread craving, and my wife can't stop slicing off additional little thin slices. I am making more tonight!

This is Very good-- I half the recipe using 1 9oz jiffy yellow cake mix and 1 box of cook and serve pudding-- I baked 45 min- let rest about 10 min and shook out of bread pan - cooled and gl...

This recipe was amazing and gone in seconds!Just like the real thing and super moist!

I loved it!! I've never had Starbucks Lemon Bread and after making this one I never will. I used a lemon cake mix and had to improvise since I did not have lemon pudding. I substituted Cook n S...

I've never had the Starbucks version, but I can say this is very good! I've made it twice now (both times using lemon cake mix), once as a bundt (cook 40 minutes) and a second time as jumbo cup...

Followed recipe exactly but baked in a bundt pan for 40ish minutes. Turned out moist and delicious. Brought it to work for a morning meeting and cake was devoured. Definitely making again soo...

This recipe was a huge hit at my house. Although this recipe wasn't exactly like Starbucks, I would say it could possibly be better! I followed the recipe exactly and placed it in a bunt cake a...