Old Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Poundcake

This is the perfect pound cake for folks who like a little of that lemon zing. It’s not as super-sweet as most of the lemon pound cake recipes our there.

Lemon Poundcake

Lemon Pound Cake

MamaPeggy.com
The perfect pound cake for that lemon zing.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Cake, Dessert
Servings 10 slices

Ingredients
  

  • ½ lb butter
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp lemon flavoring
  • 3 cups flour

Instructions
 

  • Grease and flour a tube pan.
  • Cream butter, shortening, and sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg added.
  • Mix in the vanilla and the milk.
  • Sift in the dry ingredients.
  • Pour mixture into pan and place on low rack in a cold oven.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
  • If you want a glaze, just mix 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar, 2 tsp lemon juice, and 1 to 2 tbsp milk, and pour over top of the cooled cake.
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Larry D. Crawford

These recipes take me back to my childhood. I can see my Grandma making these right now. I was raised in Gaffney S.C.

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