Lemon Pound Cake with Warm Lemon Sauce

Susan Bartley


Everyone loves lemon! It taste so light and just like spring time! This is the perfect cake for any occasion.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

8 or more
10 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 box
    lemon cake mix (i use duncan hines)
  • 1 c
  • 3 large
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature (1 cube) don't use margarine
  • ·
    zest from 2 lemons
  • ·
    juice from 2 lemons (i prefer meyer lemons)
  • 1 box
    3.4 ounce instant lemon pudding

  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1
    egg yolk at room temperature
  • ·
    zest of one lemon
  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
    juice of 1 lemon (about 3 tbsp)

How to Make Lemon Pound Cake with Warm Lemon Sauce


  1. preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or spray with flour no stick spray 10 cup bundt pan or 2- 6 cup loaf pans.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine all 7 cake ingredients and mix on low till just blended, then mix on medium speed for 3 minutes. Batter will be rather thick.
  3. Pour batter into your pan and bake for one hour or till tooth pick comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool in pan for 15 minutes than turn onto serving dish.
  4. Lemon Sauce:
    In medium sauce pan combine sugar and cornstarch, whisk together. Add hot water and whisk in egg yolk and add lemon zest. Cook over medium heat till it comes to a boil and thickens, about 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter till melted and mixed in. Add lemon juice and stir to blend.
  5. Slice cake and top with lemon sauce and serve. It is just delightful!

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemon Pound Cake with Warm Lemon Sauce

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

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Store-bought frosting is convenient and easy but making homemade buttercream icing is just as simple and super tasty. Thick and dense with a silky texture, this American buttercream recipe is...

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We love us some pound cakes, the mouth-watering amazingness is always worth the extra time on the treadmill. Here are some of our favorites!

Best Carrot Cake Ever Recipe

Best Carrot Cake Ever

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The best carrot cake recipe ever! This easy and delicious carrot cake is sure to be a hit on your holiday dessert table. Click here for the Best Carrot Cake...