Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Pound Cake recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Pound Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by musicshroom

Makes 16 servings



A moist, glazed lemon cake for those of us who are lemon lovers!

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Pound Cake


CAKE:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
5 oz (1/2 cup) sour cream or yogurt
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 T. golden flax meal + 3 T. water , mixed to create egg substitute
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup lemon juice
2 oz (1/4 cup) yogurt
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

GLAZE:
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar

Recipe Directions for Lemon Pound Cake

  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.

  2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, applesauce and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in flaxseed-water mixture (be sure to allow the mixture to sit for 3-5 min before adding). Beat in extracts.

  3. Add flour mixture liquid mixture alternately with milk & lemon juice. Stir in lemon peel. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; invert onto a wire rack. Cool 10 minutes longer. Place rack on waxed paper.

  5. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over the warm cake. Cool completely before serving.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 108.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
276
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
138mg
6%
Potassium
127mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
52.3g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
32.4g
Protein
4.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* 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
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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