Glazed Lemon Pound Cake
Glazed Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

This lemon pound cake with a lemon glaze is filled with fresh lemon flavor. Bake as a bundt or loaf—and freeze up to one month!

The Story Behind the Recipe
16
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cake

2 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup buttermilk  

1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Glaze

1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

2-3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

 

 *Substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 10 - 12-cup Bundt® pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar and butter in bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, adding 1 egg at a time, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Beat at low speed, gradually adding flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt alternately with buttermilk and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Continue beating until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    Stir together powdered sugar, lemon zest and enough lemon juice for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Tip #1

- Glazed Lemon Pound Cake can be baked in loaves. Divide batter between 2 greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pans. Bake 55-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

Tip #2

- May freeze up to 1 month. Thaw and glaze before serving.

Nutrition

350Calories
13Fat (mg)
80Cholesterol (mg)
250Sodium (mg)
55Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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  April 20, 2016

For those who say this recipe is not lemony enough, why not add some lemon extract? That's what I do, and it adds a little pizazz because I like a more lemony flavor also. Just a thought....

— says Anne Ownby
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  January 28, 2016

i did this wonderful my teacher and friends loved it thanks.????????

— says anntricia cain
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