Here is one of my favorite recipes I had to share this just in time for the holidays Glazed Lemon Pound Cake inspired by Land O’ Lakes.
The prep time is under 20 minutes. The total cook time is around 2.5 hours and serves about 16-20.
i am sharing this recipe from Land O’ Lakes http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/543/glazed-lemon-pound-cake
2 cups sugar
1 cup Land O Lakes Butter, softened
4 Land O Lakes Eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 to 2 tablespoons milk
Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan or 10-inch tube pan; set aside.
Combine sugar and butter in bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, adding 1 egg at a time, until well mixed.
Beat at low speed, gradually adding flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt alternately with buttermilk and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Continue beating until well mixed.
Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 55-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate; cool completely.
Stir together powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.
*Substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.
– Glazed Lemon Pound Cake can be baked in loaves. Divide batter between 2 greased and floured 9×5-inch loaf pans. Bake 55-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.
– May freeze up to 1 month. Thaw and glaze before serving.
Pictured is the cake I baked using the recipe.