Lemon Pound Cake is a light, fluffy and velvety moist lemon delight. It has the perfect freshness of lemon zest and other secret ingredients.

Lemon Pound Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Continental
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 418 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Lemon Pound Cake is a light, fluffy and velvety moist lemon delight. It has the perfect freshness of lemon zest and other secret ingredients.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract

For the glaze

  • 1 and 1/2 cup Confectioner's Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest

Instructions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 350 Degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Grease and dust a bundt cake pan.

  3. Mix all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and keep aside.

  4. Mix milk, lemon juice and lemon zest in another bowl and keep aside.

  5. In the bowl of your electric mixer, whisk butter and sugar until light and fluffy. ( Appox 5-6 minutes on medium high speed ).

  6. Add eggs, one at a time and mix well after each addition.

  7. Add vanilla extract and mix well.

  8. Add 1/2 of the flour mixture and mix until combined.

  9. Add the milk mixture and mix until combined.

  10. Add the remaining flour mixture and mix until combined.

  11. Pour the batter in the prepared pan.

  12. Bake for 55-60 minutes until a tooth pick comes out clean.

  13. Remove the pan from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes.

  14. Remove the cake from the pan and let it cool on a wire rack.

For the glaze

  1. Add the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

  2. Add more sugar if the glaze is too runny.

  3. Pour the glaze over the cooled cake.

  4. Cut the cake into slices and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 418 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 110mg37%
Sodium 185mg8%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 595IU12%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.