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The Best Sourdough Lemon Cake [yummy And Easy Treat]

Glazed Lemon Sourdough Pound Cake Recipe

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This tongue-tingling glazed sourdough lemon cake is simply to die for. Topped with a delicious lemony glaze to enhance the wonderful lemons within the cake. This sourdough pound cake will quickly become a household favorite, so much so that you’ll find yourself baking it more often!

  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 1 cake 1x


  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup full fat yogurt
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup sourdough starter
  • Lemon zest
  • ½ cup and 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • Lemon icing

For the glaze

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease a 9-inch loaf pan with butter.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a medium-sized bowl.
  4. Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar for 3-5 minutes until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the room temperature eggs, one at a time.
  6. Once the eggs have been added, add room-temperature maple syrup, yogurt, sourdough starter, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  7. Gradually fold in the dry ingredients until well incorporated. Pour this into your greased, prepared pan and bake for 60-65 minutes. Test the pound cake after 55 minutes using a toothpick or cake tester.
  8. Create a thick lemon glaze by whisking lemon juice and icing sugar.
  9. Your delicious lemon sourdough cake is ready to devour!
  • Author: Natasha Krajnc
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 5 mins
  • Category: dessert