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Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Lil' Luna
The best lemon pound cake recipe full of lemon juice and lemon zest! So moist, and topped with a delicious lemony glaze.
5 from 18 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 458 kcal

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
 

  • Heat oven to 325°F and then you will grease and flour a bundt pan; set aside
  • 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.
  • In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stir together powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Nutrition

Calories: 458kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 5gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 322mgPotassium: 99mgSugar: 46gVitamin A: 575IUVitamin C: 1.5mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 1.7mg
Keyword Lemon Pound Cake
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