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Lemon Pound Cake

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Moist, delicious and full of lemon flavor, this pound cake will be a welcome site on your tea tray!
Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), melted
For glaze
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (22.4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to 350F.
2. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and and spray with baking spray.

MAKING
3. In a mixing bowl, place flour, baking powder and salt, mix together.
4. In an electric mixing bowl, place sugar, lemon zest and mix.
5. Add lemon juice, eggs, vanilla and butter, mix until all ingredients are nicely incorporated
6. Gradually add in the cake flour and beat until just combined. Pour into the prepared loaf pan.
7. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes, and then at 325F for another 30 minutes.
8. Allow to sit for 10 minutes, transfer to a rack and allow to cool.
9. In a sauce pan, add sugar and lemon juice, cook on medium high heat, until it comes to a boil, reduce the heat and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

FINALIZING
10. Using a skewer, poke some holes on top and sides of the cake. Brush with the prepared syrup.
11. When the cake cools completely, cut into slices.

SERVING
12. Serve as dessert or as a snack with your choice of beverage

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
British
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
8
For a pound cake recipe that is simple and amazingly delicious, watch this video and get ready to turn your afternoon tea into a great success. One bite of this and guests wouldn't want to stop eating!

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