Old Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

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Old Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake
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  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Mix well, or use a sifter.
  2. Stir in lemon zest.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening very well, until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well each time.
  5. Next, add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately, starting and ending with the flour mixture.
  6. Pour into a well-greased bundt or tube pan, and place in a 350 degree F oven for about 60 minutes, or until it tests clean with a toothpick/knife, and cake springs back when touched.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 753.23 Kcal (3154 kJ)
Calories from fat 350.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38.95g 60%
Cholesterol 113.61mg 38%
Sodium 482.89mg 20%
Potassium 247.51mg 5%
Total Carbs 90.23g 30%
Sugars 41.24g 165%
Dietary Fiber 1.89g 8%
Protein 11.29g 23%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 109.4mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 356.53 Kcal (1493 kJ)
Calories from fat 165.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.44g 60%
Cholesterol 53.78mg 38%
Sodium 228.57mg 20%
Potassium 117.15mg 5%
Total Carbs 42.71g 30%
Sugars 19.52g 165%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 8%
Protein 5.34g 23%
Iron 0.6mg 7%
Calcium 51.8mg 11%

* 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

  • 17.9
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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