The cake is good without the lemon juice from the first two lemons, which is good because the instructions fail to mention it at all. Adding the lemon juice should be in the middle of step 2 but is missing. I did not notice until I had put the cake in the oven and saw my two naked lemons sitting on the counter. I have handwritten adding the juice on my copy of the recipe, after rewatching the video to see exactly when it should be added. The cake is good without the lemon juice in it but would definitely have been better and more lemony with.
The only downside to this recipe is it isn't clear when to add the lemon juice, or how much. When you look at the glaze recipe it calls for more lemon and zest . I took a chance and added all the juice and zest from the 2 lemons and used another lemon plus it's juice for the glaze. The loaf had a lovely light consistency. It took much longer to bake, total time was almost and hour. I had to tent some tin foil over the top to keep it from getting to dark.
This cake/loaf is delicious.