Lemon Pound Cake

This moist and zesty Lemon Pound Cake with sweet lemon glaze proves that you can make a sophisticated dessert with pantry-staple ingredients!

3 ¼ cups flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 lemons 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup powdered sugar  2 tablespoons lemon juice


Preheat oven and prepare pans. Whisk buttermilk, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.


Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, stirring to combine. Then, stir in the vanilla.


Add ~1/3 of the flour mixture to the butter mixture. Stir until smooth. Add 1/2 the lemon buttermilk, stir again. Repeat until all the ingredients combine.


Bake for one hour. Allow to cool in the pans for 10 mins. Invert onto a cooling rack to cool completely.


Whisk the powdered sugar and lemon juice in a bowl until smooth.


Pour the glaze over the cooled cakes, letting it drip down the sides. Let set for about 30 mins. Slice the pound cakes, and enjoy!


This Lemon Pound Cake is buttery and dense with lovely lemon flavor throughout both the cake and the sweet sugar glaze.

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