1: Tip 1: Use fresh lemon zest and juice for a burst of citrus flavor.

2: Tip 2: Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy for a soft, tender crumb.

3: Tip 3: Don’t overmix the batter to avoid a tough cake texture.

4: Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a loaf pan.

5: In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.

6: In another bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy.

7: Add eggs one at a time, then vanilla, lemon zest, and juice.

8: Alternate adding dry ingredients and milk to the batter.

9: Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!