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Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound CakeRecipe courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Coat bottom and sides of 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Dust bottom and sides of pan with flour; tap out excess.
  2. Combine flour, lemon peel, baking soda and salt into medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar in mixer bowl on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, sour cream and lemon juice. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture, 1/2 cups at a time, just until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven until cakes begin to pull away from sides of pan and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes.
  5. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes Loosen cake from sides of pans with thin knife. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.