Almond Lemon Pound Cake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy to make, elegant, lemony, light sweet treat that's good for parties, pot lucks, etc.
Recipe and photo adapted from Blue Diamond Growers.


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Serves:
1 loaf
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
cake flour
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
4
eggs
5 Tbsp
lemon juice
1-1/4 c
chopped almonds, toasted
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1In a small bowl, combine flour, cream of tartar and salt.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice.
Gradually add flour mixture; mix thoroughly.
Fold in 1 cup of the almonds.

2Pour batter into greased 9 X 5 inch loaf pan.
Sprinkle top with remaining 1/4 cup almonds.
Bake in a 325 degree oven for1 hour.

3In small saucepan, combine powdered sugar, remaining 3 tablespoons lemon juice and the vanilla.
Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Remove cake from oven.
Drizzle hot glaze over top.
Let cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes.
Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American