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Lemon Pound Cake

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A lemon pound cake with lemon glaze.

Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Lemon Glaze (below)

Preparation:

Beat butter in a large bowl at medium speed of an electric hand-held mixer; gradually add oil, beating until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Mix just until blended after each addition. Stir in lemon extract. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and place directly on wire rack. Brush lemon glaze on sides of cake and spoon glaze over top, a little at a time. Let lemon pound cake cool completely.

Lemon Glaze

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
Combine all ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves.

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 4 out of 5
, Member 2manykidz

The pound cake tasted great. I took it out of the oven after one hour and 10 minutes and that was all the cooking time that it needed. Any longer in the oven and it would have been dried out.

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