Lemon Pound Cake (Adapted From Southernfood.About.Com) Recipe

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Submitted by thunderbirdlover

Makes 36 servings



Sometimes I simply want a taste, but I don't want an entire cake tempting me. So I make either 1 medium loaf and 2 smaller loaves (as gifts) or 2 small loaves and 3 indiviudal loaf cakes. That way MOST of this delicious cake can be enjoyed by others!

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Pound Cake (adapted from southernfood.about.com)

1 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon lemon extract
4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoon lemon juice

Glaze Ingredients:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 cup lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Lemon Pound Cake (adapted from southernfood.about.com)

  1. Beat butter in a large bowl at medium speed of an electric hand-held mixer; gradually add oil, beating until well blended.

  2. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  3. Add flour to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour.

  4. Mix just until blended after each addition.

  5. Stir in lemon extract, lemon juice and grated lemon rind

  6. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan or any combination of pans listed above.

  7. Bake at 300 for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of the cake comes out clean.

  8. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and place directly on wire rack.

  9. Combine glaze ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves. Brush lemon glaze on sides of cake and spoon glaze over top, a little at a time. Let lemon pound cake cool completely.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 56.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
185
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
48mg
2%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
28.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
19.9g
Protein
2.1g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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