Lemon Pound Cake is so delicious and a great way to add some sunshine into your day!
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Lemon Pound Cake

LEMON POUND CAKE is so moist and full of the bright flavor of lemon. When it's been raining too many days or you need some sunshine in your life Lemon Pound Cake is just what you need!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 10
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

Pound Cake

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 3 cups flour plus more for dusting the pan
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup lemon flavored Greek yogurt

Lemon Glaze

  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp lemon exttract

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 325 degrees F
  • cream butter until light and fluffy in a stand mixer
  • slowly add in the sugar and continue to beat with mixer for 5 minutes, scrapping down the edges every few minutes
  • add in eggs one at a time until completely incorporated
  • add in the almond and lemon extracts
  • in a medium bowl whisk the flour, salt, baking soda and lemon zest.
  • with the mixer on low speed slowly add in the dry ingredients alternating with the Greek yogurt
  • grease and lightly dust a bundt pan with flour
  • pour the cake batter into the pan and spread into an even layer
  • bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  • allow to cool for 5 minutes
  • place a plate upside down on the top of the pan and then flip so that the cake is now on the plate
  • allow to cool completely

Lemon Glaze

  • in a medium sized mixing bowl
  • whisk together the confectioner's sugar, lemon juice and lemon extract
  • once cake is completely cooled drizzle the glaze over the top of the cake
  • enjoy!