lemon glazed pound cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By July Babie
from Orlando, FL

This is not my lemon glazed pound cake 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.

prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon glazed pound cake

  • 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)
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How To Make lemon glazed pound cake

  • 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.

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