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Lemon Pound Cake (Starbucks Copy Cat)

This Lemon Pound Cake recipe is a simple Starbucks copycat! You'll love the fresh lemon flavor and the added glaze!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon, lemon pound cake, pound cake
Servings: 8
Calories: 149kcal


Lemon Pound Cake

  • 1 15.25 oz Package Lemon Cake Mix
  • 1 3.4 oz Box Instant Lemon Pudding Mix
  • 1 cup Sour cream
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour two, 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  • Combine all the cake ingredients in a large bowl and beat on medium speed with an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour half the batter in each of the pans.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
    Let cool in loaf pan for about 30 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool completely.
  • Mix together glaze ingredients and drizzle over the top of the cake.
    Cut into pieces and serve.


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 298IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg