Easy Lemon Delight Pound Cake

1
Candy Ayers

By
@CookingChic

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Easy Lemon Delight Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Remove partially thawed pound cake from its container and slice the cake horizontally to create three layers.
  • 2With an electirc mixer, combine the butter, cream cheese, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and confectioners' sugar in a large bowl until creamy and well blended.
  • 3Dip 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.
  • 4Refrigerate at least 10 to 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Can be made ahead and refrigerated overnight.
  • 5Garnish with fresh strawberries, if desired.

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About Easy Lemon Delight Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy