Almond-Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

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Almond-Lemon Pound Cake
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  • 1 tsp plus 3/4 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 2 tsp confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • topping:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp confectioners' sugar


  1. Grease the bottom and sides of a 9-in. round baking pan with 1 teaspoon butter. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar; set aside. Place the almonds and sugar in a blender or food processor; cover and process until finely ground.
  2. In a small bowl, cream remaining butter; beat in almond mixture until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in sour cream and lemon peel. Combine the flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with lemon juice.
  3. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. For topping, in a heavy saucepan, combine the berries, sugar and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Sprinkle cake with confectioners' sugar. Serve with berry topping. Yield: 6 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 637.5 Kcal (2669 kJ)
Calories from fat 349.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38.88g 60%
Cholesterol 119.99mg 40%
Sodium 39.92mg 2%
Potassium 386.71mg 8%
Total Carbs 67.46g 22%
Sugars 41.82g 167%
Dietary Fiber 4.67g 19%
Protein 10.03g 20%
Vitamin C 14.4mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 137.9mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 330.28 Kcal (1383 kJ)
Calories from fat 181.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.14g 60%
Cholesterol 62.17mg 40%
Sodium 20.68mg 2%
Potassium 200.35mg 8%
Total Carbs 34.95g 22%
Sugars 21.67g 167%
Dietary Fiber 2.42g 19%
Protein 5.2g 20%
Vitamin C 7.5mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 1.6mg 17%
Calcium 71.5mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.2
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

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