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How to make:

Glazed Vegan Lemon Cake

This Glazed Vegan Lemon Cake is fluffy & sweet with the perfect amount of tartness! It’s an easy dessert to make for any party or holiday. Ready in 1 hour!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
12 1x
Rating: 5 from 3 reviews



  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease a loaf pan with olive oil spray.
  2. In a large bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk until fully mixed together.
  3. In a medium bowl, add olive oil, yogurt, 1/3 cup lemon juice, 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons non-dairy milk, maple syrup, 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla, and zest. Whisk until well combined.
  4. Slowly pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Whisk together until it just comes together; do not over-mix. Pour batter into greased loaf pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove, cover with foil, and bake for 10 minutes. Remove; let cool in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, add powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon non-dairy milk, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Whisk until smooth. Pour over loaf.
  7. Garnish with lemon zest and slice into 12 slices. Enjoy!


*Some cane sugars are processed using animal bone char. If you are vegan, research to find a vegan cane sugar.
**You can make your own powdered sugar! Simply add cane sugar to a blender and blend until a fine powder forms.