Italian Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

This Italian Lemon Pound Cake has a super moist texture and the rich citrus flavor. You’re definitely hooked after just one bite! Every time I take this cake to a party it is always a huge hit. Also try other cake recipe : Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

INGREDIENTS

 

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. of fresh ginger, minced
  • Zest of 2 lemons ( about 2 tbsps.)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Italian Lemon Pound Cake

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*UPDATE: I added 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger to the cake batter, because I felt like it needed a little bit of kick to the lemon flavor. It’s amazing how much of a difference it makes. Then I omitted the butter from the glaze, because the butter is very temperamental and can curdle. I brush the glaze on the warm cake and once it has cooled down, drizzle the lemon cream cheese frosting over the cake

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Annmarie