Glazed Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

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Glazed lemon pound cake

Patsi Burgess Klein

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@patsiklein

I'v baked this pound cake several times and everyone loves it! Be sure to use all the glaze. Recipe from junior league of the emerald coast cookbook.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

3 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
margarine,softened
1/2 c
shortening
2 1/2 c
sugar
5
eggs
1 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
lemon extract
2 1/2 tsp
grated lemon zest
* lemon glaze (recipe follows) next 4 ingredients.
1/4 c
plus 2 tablespoons butter
1 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
3 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For glaze : Melt butter over low heat in a small saucepan. Add remaining ingredients; cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Yields about 1/2 cup.
2
For cake : Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; set aside.
3
In a large bowl, beat margarine and shortening on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beat well. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each.
4
Add flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beating after each, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in flavorings and lemon zest.
5
Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
6
Pierce holes in cake while still in pan. Pour lemon glaze over cake and cool on wire rack. Remove from pan and transfer to serving plate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes