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This moist and delicious Sugar Free Lemon Loaf recipe has only 136 calories per slice and is diabetic friendly. Perfect for a sugar free dessert or brunch.

Light Lemon Loaf

This moist and delicious light Lemon Loaf recipe has only 136 calories per slice and is diabetic friendly. Perfect for a reduced sugar dessert or brunch. 

Course Breads, Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 136 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan


For Lemon Loaf

  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Whole Earth Sweetener Baking Blend
  • Zest of 2 Lemons
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 3 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup Skim Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • Pinch Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fat Free Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Sliced Almonds

For Lemon Syrup (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons Whole Earth Sweetener Baking Blend
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit 

  2. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of Almonds to the bottom and the sides of the pan (save 1/2 tablespoon for the top)

  3. In a small bowl sift the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside

  4. In a big bowl using a handheld mixer, mix the eggs on high speed for 3-4 minutes or until thick, creamy, and they double in size

  5. Add the Whole Earth Sweetener Baking Blend, lemon zest, and juice. Keep mixing

  6. Combine the oil, sour cream and milk together 

  7. Add the liquids alternating with the flour mixture in 2-3 batches. Starting and ending with the flour mixture. Do not overmix

  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining almonds on top. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean

  9. Remove cake from oven and unmold onto a cooling rack

For Lemon Syrup (Optional)

  1. In a saucepan, add the Whole Earth Baking Sweetener Blend and water over medium heat. Stir until the sweetener has completely dissolved and starts boiling. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice

  2. With a skewer or knife, add a few holes on the loaf. Pour the hot syrup on the warm cake. Let it cool completely

  3. Enjoy

Nutrition Facts
Light Lemon Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.