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Lemon Pound Cake with Citrus Glaze Recipe


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


  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. plus 1 Tbsp. Olive Basin Lemon Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest
  • Glaze:
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. lime juice
  • 1 c. sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. In a separate 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.

While cake is baking, combine lemon juice, line juice and sugar in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, and stir 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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