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Lemon Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream sugar and shortening.
Add one egg at a time, mix after each addition.
Add soda to hot water and put into buttermilk.
Add flour alternately with buttermilk.
Add lemon extract and mix well.
Bake in tube pan 325 degrees for 1-1/2 hours.
Topping: Bring one cup of sugar, 2 T. water, juice and the rind of one lemon to a boil until sugar is dissolved.
Pour over cake when taken from the oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 832 Calories from Fat 369

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.3%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.5%

Trans Fat 5.1 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 125 mg5.2%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 63 g

Protein 10 g19.9%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.2% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Pound Cake Recipe