LEMON POUND CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 85 minutes
  • Servings: 1 loaf
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 c. butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 c. cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbs. lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 2 tbs. lemon zest

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Cream butter and sugar on low.
  • Add eggs, one a time.
  • Add flour and salt.
  • Increase speed to medium-high
  • Add in lemon juice and zest and mix well.
  • Pour batter into a greased loaf pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes, or until tester comes out clean.

Notes

I love lemon. It is such a refreshing taste, so this pound cake is ideal for lemon-lovers like me. This pound cake has a subtle lemon flavor and is perfect for a summertime snack. This pound cake is great for when the kids have a friend over or for when unexpected company arrives. I always have it on hand.

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