1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Lemon Pound Cake


Lemon Pound Cake is a delicious and easy recipe. You probably have all of the ingredients on hand to make this wonderful treat.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Yield: 12-16 servings


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup light cream
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a bundt pan with nonstick baking spray containing flour and set aside.

In large bowl, combine butter, oil, granulated sugar, and 1/4 cup powdered sugar and beat well until smooth.

Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

In small bowl, combine cream, lemon juice, zest, and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Add dry ingredients alternately with cream mixture to butter mixture, beating well after each addition, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center of the cake comes out clean.

Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar and lemon juice; pour 1/3 over the cake.

Invert cake onto serving plate. Spoon remaining powdered sugar mixture over cake. Cool completely.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.