Lemon Pound Cake

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    16
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    283
based on 24 ratings

A light and zesty cake, topped with lemon glaze. Lovely on its own or with a hot cup of tea. If you can get them, use Meyer lemons for a sweeter flavor.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    175g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    275g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    200g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    300g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    3g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    110ml
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2ml
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    116g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    185g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Zester
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 9"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Prepare 2 loaf pans
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add room temperature unsalted butter
  5. Add granulated sugar
  6. Cream together until pale and light
  7. Add egg one by one while mixing
  8. Get a clean medium bowl
  9. Add all purpose flour
  10. Add salt
  11. Add baking powder
  12. Whisk briefly until combined
  13. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  14. Mix until combined
  15. Get a clean medium bowl
  16. Add milk
  17. Add vanilla extract
  18. Add juice of, zest of lemon and mix
  19. Transfer mixture to batter and mix
  20. Transfer batter to 2 loaf pans
  21. Bake for 45min until skewer tests clean
  22. Let cool
  23. Get a clean small bowl
  24. Add powdered sugar
  25. Add juice of, zest of lemon
  26. Whisk vigorously until smooth
  27. Turn out cake onto cooling rack
  28. Spread icing with 2 loaf pans
  29. Leave until set
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