Lemon Lovers Pound Cake

Laura Davis Recipe

By Laura Davis lolagurl75

This has a great fresh lemon taste. Excelent for spring picknicks. Or mabey even a potluck


Recipe Rating:
 13 Ratings
Serves:
12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Unlike some lemon cakes, this recipe has a very lovely, light lemon flavor... just enough to satisfy. The icing glaze tops it off with just the right amount of sweetness, too. Perfect for a Spring afternoon.

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Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
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3 c
sugar
6
eggs
5 Tbsp
lemon juice concentrate
1 Tbsp
lemon peel
1 tsp
lemon extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
sour cream
1/4 c
sour cream
2 Tbsp
butter , softened
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2 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice concentrate
2 tsp
lemon peel


Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in lemon juice, peel and extract. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Beat just until combined.
Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
For icing, in a small mixing bowl, beat the sour cream and butter until blended. Gradually add confectioners' sugar. Beat in lemon juice and peel. Drizzle over the cake. Store in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Summer, #Party Food
  • Comments

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    Despina Fitzpatrick despinasdishes - Mar 11, 2010
    This looks and sounds delish..I am a BIG lemon lover being Greek..so I am going to make this and let you know tonight...yummy...Thank you..Des
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    Carla Skiles Masnick - Mar 11, 2010
    This sounds amazing! My mouth is watering just thinking about it! Thanks for sharing. :)
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    Dona Duncan froggy - Mar 21, 2010
    I made this for my husband who is a lemon lover. He eats a lemon a day. He really liked it. It is not a sickening sweet lemon flavor. Will add it to my repeat recipes. thanks.
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    Minnie Donnell Moomoo - Apr 10, 2010
    This looks delicious. Can't wait to try it. Will let you know how my family likes it.
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    daneen miller fredrickmiller - Apr 23, 2010
    The look alone will make me try this recipe!