Buttermilk Lemon Pound Cake

1
Mary Silva

By
@marleyjune

This is one delicious pound cake!! The buttermilk makes the cake nice and moist and the lemon gives a nice fresh flavor. My sister always asks me to make it when I visit. Great with fresh fruit or just with tea or coffee. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16 servings more or less
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp
    freshley grated lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • ·
    glaze ingredients
  • 1 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Buttermilk Lemon Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a Bundt pan or 10" tube pan, set aside.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in a large bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue mixing adding 1 egg at a time, then add vanilla until well mixed.
  3. Reduced speed to low and gradually add flour, baking soda and salt alternately with buttermilk until well mixed. Add lemon zest and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
  4. Spread batter into pan and bake 55 to 65 minutes until toothpick in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes then remove from pan.
  5. Glaze: Mix together powdered sugar, lemon juice and milk and drizzle over completely cooled cake.

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About Buttermilk Lemon Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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