Lemon Pound Cake

The best lemon pound cake recipe full of lemon juice and lemon zest! So moist and topped with a delicious lemony glaze.

Hi, Deb here from Cooking on the Front Burner  and get ready to pucker up with the most luscious Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Glaze!  If you are a lemon lover like me, you must put this on your to do list – like today!  I have a serious love affair with lemons (it’s ok though the hubs is on board too!)  I always have lemons in the house – I add them to water, pop and of course make some great dishes as well.  A world without lemons to me would be a world without sunshine!  Ok, enough about me and onto the recipe!

Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon lovers will go crazy over this luscious Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Glaze.

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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 458 kcal
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Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest freshly grated
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Glaze

  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325°F and then you will grease and flour a bundt pan; set aside

  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar and butter at medium speed, be sure to scrape bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, adding 1 egg at a time, until well mixed.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. On low speed alternately add the flour mixture and then the buttermilk and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Continue beating until well mixed.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 55-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate; cool completely.
  6. Stir together powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.

I’m really hoping that I can convince you to come to the lemon side!  With spring just around the corner, this pound cake would be perfect for Easter. It’s easy to make and would be sure to impress your guests.

The best lemon pound cake recipe full of lemon juice and lemon zest! So moist and topped with a delicious lemony glaze.

While the naked cake would be good in its own.  Adding some lemon glaze really kicks it up a notch!

The best lemon pound cake recipe full of lemon juice and lemon zest! So moist and topped with a delicious lemony glaze.

Now you have one pretty lemon glazed cake to serve to guests (or keep to yourself!)  If you don’t share, I won’t tell anyone… mum’s the word!

The best lemon pound cake recipe full of lemon juice and lemon zest! So moist and topped with a delicious lemony glaze.

Other lemon recipes you might enjoy:

Lemon Raspberry Tarts

Lemon Raspberry Tarts

Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes

Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes

Lemon Supreme Dessert

Lemon Tarts

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There’s something about this time that makes me crave lemon recipes.

Lemon is just so fresh! And this pound cake looks delicious!!

Thanks for sharing with us Deb! For more delicious recipes by her, go visit Cooking on the Front Burner!

And for more lemon recipes, check out these posts here on the site:

Lemon Blossoms - a delicious bite-size lemon treat with homemade glaze on top. SO addicting and yummy! { lilluna.com }

Lemon Blossoms

If you like Starbucks Lemon Loaf, then you'll love this moist, delicious Lemon cake! This easy to make recipe, is loaded with delicious lemon flavor, and topped with an amazing lemon frosting.

Better than Starbucks Lemon Loaf

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies - our new favorite! They are so tasty, lemon-y and delicious! { lilluna.com } Made with a lemon cake mix and topped with a frosting made from powdered sugar, lemon juice, almond extract, vanilla, milk, and butter!

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies

For all recipes, go HERE.

ENJOY!
The best lemon pound cake recipe! So moist and topped with a delicious glaze.

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  1. In the instructions for the pound cake, it states to cream the butter and sugar, but the amount of sugar is not listed in the ingredients. Sounds good, tho.

  2. This was delicIoUs! The glaze did come out a little thin though. OVeral it was great, and i made it in mini bunt pans!😃🍋