Lemon Pound Cake

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Jun. 18, 2015

Perfect Lemon Pound Cake Recipe. This was my grandma's lemon poundcake recipe and I added a lemon glaze to make it a little fancier, but that is optional of course.


For the pound cake
Soft butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 4
Milk 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Fresh lemon juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
For the glaze
Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs) , sifted
Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon ((2



1.Preheat oven to 325ºF and grease and flour 2 loaf pans.


2.Using a stand mixer, cream together sugar and butter.

3.Add eggs one at a time and combine well. Add vanilla.

4.In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

5.Add half of the flour mixture to the batter.

6.Add half the milk and lemon juice.

7.Add remaining dry ingredients and remaining milk/lemon. Mix until smooth.

8.Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pans and bake for 50-60 minutes.

9.Take out from the oven and let it cool.

10.For the glaze in a bowl, mix together lemon juice and sugar. Pour over cooled cakes.


11.Serve with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 24

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 249Calories from Fat 78

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 141 mg5.88%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 27 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet