Glazed Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Try a tried-and-true Glazed Lemon Pound Cake with a soft crumb flavoured with lemon juice and zest.  


FOR THE POUND CAKE: – 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, at room temperature – 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, at room temperature  – 2 cups white sugar – 1/4 cup sour cream – 1 Tablespoon lemon zest – 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 5 large eggs, at room temperature  – 3 cups all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt FOR THE GLAZE: – 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar – 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted – 1 teaspoon lemon zest – 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus more as needed 

Heat the oven to 325°F. Grease and lightly flour a 10- or 12-cup bundt pan. Beat butter and cream cheese on medium-high speed in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment for 2 minutes until smooth.   

Step 1


Add sugar and beat 1 minute until smooth.  Beat the sour cream, lemon zest, juice, and vanilla essence for 1 minute. Each egg should be added slowly and beaten until incorporated.  

Step 2

Beat in flour, baking powder, and salt until mixed. Pour batter into cake pan. Bake the cake for 70–80 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean and it is dark golden.  

Step 3

Let the cake cool in the pan after removing it from the oven. Make the glaze while the cake cools.  

Step 4

MAKE THE GLAZE :-  Sift confectioners' sugar into a medium basin. Whisk melted butter, lemon zest, and juice until smooth. Frosting should drip into thick ribbons.  

Step 5

Release the cake by inverting the pan onto a dish. Let it set for 10 minutes after glazing. Slice and serve pound cake.  

Step 6


– Calories: 420kcal,  – Carbohydrates: 55g,  – Protein: 4g,  – Fat: 21g,  – Saturated Fat: 13g,  – Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g,  – Monounsaturated Fat: 6g,  – Trans Fat: 1g,  – Cholesterol: 103mg,  – Sodium: 87mg,  – Potassium: 61mg,  – Fiber: 1g,  – Sugar: 36g,  – Vitamin A: 674IU,  – Vitamin C: 2mg,  – Calcium: 36mg,  – Iron: 1mg

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