Double Glazed Lemon Pound Cake is moist and delicious then topped with a sweet lemon glaze while hot and a Cream Cheese Glaze once it cools! It's like sunshine in your mouth!!
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Double Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

Double Glazed Lemon Pound Cake is moist and delicious then topped with a sweet lemon glaze while hot and a Cream Cheese Glaze once it cools! It's like sunshine in your mouth!!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 to 10
Calories 529kcal
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

Lemon Pound Cake

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

Lemon Glaze

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 2 tbsp cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Instructions

Lemon Pound Cake

  • preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • butter a loaf pan and line it with parchment paper
  • in a medium mixing bowl whisk flour, baking powder and salt
  • using the whisk attachment of a stand mixer cream the butter and sugar together and scrape the bowl down
  • on low speed add one egg at a time
  • add in the vanilla extract
  • add in a 1/3 of the flour mixture and then a 1/3 of the lemon juice repeat this 2 more times until all is incorporated
  • bake for 65 to 75 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  • allow to cool for 2-3 minutes
  • remove to a cooling rack placed on a baking sheet

Lemon Glaze

  • whisk together the granulated sugar and lemon juice
  • while cake is still warm brush the glaze on top and sides of cake, continuing until all the glaze is soaked up by the cake
  • allow to cool completely

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • whisk together the cream cheese and milk until smooth
  • stir in the confectioners' sugar until smooth
  • once cake is cool pour glaze over the top of the cake allowing it to drip down the sides
  • sprinkle with the lemon zest
  • enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 153mg | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1.5mg