Subscribe to the newsletter! Growing up in the South there was a pound cake … It’s definitely bright and cheerful. Love the little raspberries! Brunch Pro by Feast Design Co. Never miss a recipe or the latest on Miss Allie's Kitchen! Hence the confusion. Yes, you can add lemon and lime zest and juice. and in my opinion, no food in the world compares to the food in the South, it’s good and flavorful and if you don’t watch it, you will put the weight on lol. I believe it came from TOH. That is true for me too! put foil on top of it to cook 6 more minutes. But as an adult, I truly love pound cake. Pour the batter into the bundt pan and bake for 50-60 minutes. , Thank you Cailee! This is a tasty recipe that I make for the summer. I love pound cake more as an adult, too, which is so sad because I can’t eat unlimited food the way I could as a kid. Add flour; beat until smooth. In a separate medium sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add eggs, one at time, beating after each addition. Such a bright and fresh summer dessert! Since I had already made the icing & desperately wanted this lemon cake, I tried it again. Thin with milk if too thick. For glaze - mix all ingredients until smooth. It’s just so hard to make a whole bundt cake and have that laying around the house (only two of us adults right now). Hence my cake spent a good extra 15-20 minutes in the oven. Hello Christin, I too am from the deep South, down in Mississippi and now I reside in Texas. I had some lemon pound cake at a work party last week and was reminded of how much I like it. Growing up in the South, I had it a lot too and also thought it was kind of boring, haha. All thoughts and opinions remain my own, and I’m proud to partner with brands I love. There’s nothing as good as home southern cooking is there? No need to fuss over fillings, frosting or assembly— a simple drizzle of glaze and some lemon … Butter is the budget buster with this one but I think I can handle it. Add in lemon juice and vanilla extract. I didn’t necessarily appreciate pound cakes much as a child. So dense and rich. Obsessing!!!! Sounds so refreshing. There was no mention of cream cheese in the directions? I have this thing with cream cheese. This pound cake looks delicious, Christin! Adjusted my mixer height, shortened baking time by 20 min & it was VERY dark & toothpick didn’t come out clean. You do need to make sure that the eggs are at room temperature and that the butter, cream cheese and sugar is creamed really well so that a lot of air is whipped into it. Cherries work well in pound cakes. They make smaller sized Bundt cakes pans for half recipes. Add flour and salt and beat just until evenly mixed. Spread in pan. Ingredients: 2 cups cake flour ( 8 ounces) 1/2 scant teaspoon salt This says a Cream Cheese frosting right? So nice of you to volunteer at your local Salvation Army! Add lemon juice, zest, and vanilla. Beat sugar, margarine and cream cheese on large bowl until fluffy. It still tasted good though. Around here, I serve up real food recipes from the heart. This sounds delicious with the lemon and of course the cream cheese frosting!! salt 6 eggs 3 c. cake flour vanilla 1 tsp. In my culture, I grew up eating Soul Food (Collard Greens, Ham Hocks, Fried Chicken, Corn Bread, Okra, Peach Cobbler, Sweet Tea, etc.) I’m asking because I’m a volunteer baker for the local Salvation Army and the soup kitchen meals. The recipe doesn’t call for any baking powder or soda. Apparently I am the only person who can bake almost everything except pound cake…I don’t know why but mine is never dense enough. Do sliced strawberries on top of the frosting or do they clash with the lemon? I love it now though! I was searching for a really good sweet, sour, buttery Pound Cake and I came across your Recipe. You want to really give it time to become light and fluffy. This looks heavenly. This pound cake look fabulous! That being said, you can add a teaspoon of baking powder for insurance. If you half the recipe just be sure to shorten the cooking time some. I have to do that on almost everything I bake. Add eggs, one at time, beating after each addition. Spread lemon glaze over cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Baked this cake yesterday & shortened the time by 5 min. It’s more of an old-fashioned pound cake recipe, where the eggs serve as the only levener. Such a bright and fresh summer dessert! In this case, the leavening comes from air incorporated by beating and adding beaten egg whites. Lemon Pound Cake is a wonderfully versatile cake. I love lemon cake of any kind. Preheat the oven to 350F. Cake ended up in trash. Lemon cream cheese pound cake is not only an ideal Easter dessert but it’s also great warm-weather treat. Don’t overmix. A small crumbs that are even smoother than the Whipping Cream Pound Cake. That’s a big mistake on my part. So glad you liked it and how sweet of you to make it for your daddy! Mmmmm. Unsubscribe at any time. I really have to watch the sweets I eat as an adult or do a whole lot of exercising! Beat the butter using an electric mixer with a paddle attachment until light and smooth. Yours looks amazing! Growing up in the South there was a pound cake at practically every social event, church luncheon, and holiday meal. It always reminds me of the bundt cake in the movie ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ when the Greek mum doesn’t know what it is and puts a plant in the middle! . Beat until smooth. In addition to lemon juice and zest, this recipe also includes cream cheese which has become a common addition to pound cakes. I haven't changed anything from the original as we like it so much! Good excuse to host a party! Hope the pound cake turned out well for you!! I’ve always wanted to make a pound cake but never seem to get around to it. Hope I didn’t waste 2x the money & time. They are maybe the easiest cakes to make, they freeze well, and a slice of pound cake can sometimes be passed off as breakfast. Everything lemon is always delicious – whether it’s a dinner dish or dessert, lemons always add a bouquet of color, flavor, and packs a delicious punch to any recipe! Topped with a lemon-flavored cream cheese frosting. Baking is always a good excuse to have a party . I can’t spare either.