Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: May 1, 2020 Modified: September 18, 2020
Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Old fashioned yummy lemon cake with a wonderful crust!

How To Make Lemon Pound Cake

An incredibly easy recipe for a delightful lemon pound cake that would surely please any crowd. A delicately moist pound cake that could definitely hold its own even without any glaze!

  • 1 cup butter (not margarine)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp. lemon extract (or more)
  • 3 cups plain flour (sift before measuring)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  1. Cream the butter with the sugar.

  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
  3. Add sour cream and lemon extract.
  4. In a separate bowl: add salt and soda to the flour and sift.
  5. Gradually, add dry ingredients to the egg mixture, beating until smooth and creamy, about 5 to 7 minutes.

  6. Pour into greased/sprayed tube pan and place in cold oven.

  7. Bake at 300 degrees F for 1 hour or until done.

  8. Cool 5 minutes in pan before removing from the pan.

How To Make Lemon Pound Cake

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An incredibly easy recipe for a delightful lemon pound cake that would surely please any crowd. A delicately moist pound cake that could definitely hold its own even without any glaze!

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 25 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, not margarine
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp. lemon extract, or more
  • 3 cups plain flour, sift before measuring
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda

Instructions

  1. Cream the butter with the sugar.

  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
  3. Add sour cream and lemon extract.
  4. In a separate bowl: add salt and soda to the flour and sift.
  5. Gradually, add dry ingredients to the egg mixture, beating until smooth and creamy, about 5 to 7 minutes.

  6. Pour into greased/sprayed tube pan and place in cold oven.

  7. Bake at 300 degrees F for 1 hour or until done.

  8. Cool 5 minutes in pan before removing from the pan.
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