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easy lemon delight pound cake

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Candy Ayers
St. Paul, MN

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.

(4 ratings)
yield 6 - 8
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For easy lemon delight pound cake

  • 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

  • 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.

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