Lemon Glazed Pound Cake Recipe

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Lemon Glazed Pound Cake
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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a large bundt pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and 2 cups of the sugar until light and fluffy. about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time.
  4. Stir in the lemon zest.
  5. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.
  6. In another bowl, combine 1/4 cup of the lemon juice, buttermilk and vanilla.
  7. Add flour and buttermilk mixtures alternately to the butter and sugar mixture.
  8. Pour batter into prepared bundt pan.
  9. Bake for 50 minutes or until cake tests done with a toothpick.
  10. Combine 1/2 cup of the sugar with 1/2 cup of the lemon juice in a small saucepan and cook over low heat until the sugar dissolves.
  11. When cake is done, let cool for 10 minutes and remove from the pan.
  12. Poke holes in the cake with a large fork, and pour the lemon syrup over the top. Let cool completely.
  13. For the glaze, combine the powered sugar and remaining lemon juice, about 3 1/2 tablespoons. Pour over the top of the cooled cake and allow to drizzle down the sides.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1010.71 Kcal (4232 kJ)
Calories from fat 441.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49.05g 75%
Cholesterol 104.36mg 35%
Sodium 1702.12mg 71%
Potassium 1390.52mg 30%
Total Carbs 133.04g 44%
Sugars 69.44g 278%
Dietary Fiber 4.14g 17%
Protein 12.75g 25%
Vitamin C 5.9mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Calcium 189.9mg 19%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 385.72 Kcal (1615 kJ)
Calories from fat 168.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.72g 75%
Cholesterol 39.82mg 35%
Sodium 649.58mg 71%
Potassium 530.66mg 30%
Total Carbs 50.77g 44%
Sugars 26.5g 278%
Dietary Fiber 1.58g 17%
Protein 4.86g 25%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 1mg 15%
Calcium 72.5mg 19%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 23.5
  • 28

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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