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Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

  • Author: Heirloomed Collection


This Lemon Pound Cake recipe is so easy to make and has a great moist consistency. Top with lemon and glaze icing to complete the treat!




  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • lemon zest (topping)


  1. Start by Preheating oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together butter, vanilla, salt, lemon juice and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add in sour cream and mix together.
  3. In a different bowl, add in sifted flour and baking soda. Then, add in this and the eggs with the other mixture.
  4. Add completed mixture to a greased and floured loaf or bundt pan.
  5. Bake for about 45-55 minutes. Test by dipping in a toothpick or fork to check consistency.
  6. Let the cake cool for about 30 minutes before icing or serving.
  7. Top with Glaze Icing and lemon zest. Enjoy!