Glazed Lemon Zucchini Bread


Delicious glazed lemon zucchini bread recipe that is soft, moist, filled with grated zucchini and lemon juice, and topped with a lemony glaze.

Glazed lemon zucchini bread on wooden board
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
1 9x5-inch loaf


  • 2 cups cake flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup canola oil

  • ½ cup buttermilk

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 lemon, zested

  • 1 cup grated zucchini


  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt together in a medium bowl and set aside.

  3. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Add sugar and oil until well blended. Add buttermilk, lemon juice, and lemon zest and blend together. Fold in zucchini until it is mixed well. Add flour mixture and blend together until well combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes.

  5. While loaf is still warm, combine powdered sugar, lemon juice, and milk in a bowl for glaze and spoon over bread. Let glaze set up before cutting and serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
16g Fat
70g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 304mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 119mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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