Lemon Pound Cake with Citrus Glaze Recipe

Description

A refreshing addition of lemon and lime to your favorite pound cake recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup, plus one Tablespoon Olive Basin Lemon Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder,and baking soda.
In a medium bowl whisk together sour cream, eggs, oil and zests. Make a well in center of dry ingredients and mix in wet ingredients with a spoon. Batter will be thick. Pour batter into a pound cake pan. Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes until done in the center.

Prepare glaze while cake bakes. In a small saucepan, heat lemon and line juice and sugar. Bring to a boil. Boil until sugar dissolves. When cake is done, remove from oven and immediately brush with warm glaze. Remove from pan to cool.

Serve warm or at room temperature.


Lemon Olive Oil, pound cake, lemon, lime, Olive Basin

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