Candy Ayers Recipe

Easy Lemon Delight Pound Cake

By Candy Ayers CookingChic


Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep Time:

Candy's Story

This is a pretty and wonderfully lemony pound cake with a buttercream frosting. So simple to make but looks elegant when sliced and garnished with fresh berries.

Ingredients

1
frozen (10 oz) pound cake, preferrably whole-butter
1
stick (8 t.) butter, softened
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4 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
4 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
3/4 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove partially thawed pound cake from its container and slice the cake horizontally to create three layers.
2
With an electirc mixer, combine the butter, cream cheese, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and confectioners' sugar in a large bowl until creamy and well blended.
3
Dip a pastry brush in the lemon juice and shake to sprinkle the cake layers with the remaining 2 T. lemon juice. Spread butter cream mixture on each layer and the top and sides of cake. Reform cake on serving platter.
4
Refrigerate at least 10 to 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Can be made ahead and refrigerated overnight.
5
Garnish with fresh strawberries, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy