Lemon Glazed Pound Cake

July Babie

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@July_Babie

This is not my recipe...it is from a co worker of mine who would make a pound cake to slap your mother about! She FINALLY gave me her recipe and I am sharing this lovely gem here. Beware dangerously delicious cake. I have to freeze half of it and eat in small increments lol.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE RECIPE

1 c
butter (room temperature)
1/4 c
vegetable oil
3 c
sugar
5
eggs (also should be room temp)
3 c
flour
1 c
milk
1 tsp
lemon extract

FOR LEMON GLAZE

1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
water
1/4 c
pure lemon juice
1 tsp
grated lemon rind (you should get this from making the lemon juice)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat butter in a large bowl at medium speed of an electric hand-held mixer; gradually add oil, beating until well blended.
2
Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour.
3
Mix just until blended after each addition. Stir in lemon extract. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
4
Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and place directly on wire rack.
5
Combine glaze ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves. Brush lemon glaze on sides of cake and spoon glaze over top, a little at a time. Let lemon pound cake cool completely.

About this Recipe

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