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Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake is decadent, full of lemon flavor, and topped with the most delightful and tart lemon glaze! Eat it with your morning coffee, for a snack topped with strawberries, or al a mode after dinner! It will be sweet and delicious every time!
Course: Dessert
Keyword: lemon pound cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 10 slices
Author: Heather


Lemon Pound Cake


Macerated Strawberries

  • ½ cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, heaping


Lemon Pound Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350° and grease or line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Add the zest and juice from 1 large lemon and mix in.
  • Add the flour, salt and baking powder and beat on low until incorporated and smooth.
  • Spread evenly into prepared pan and bake for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. If the top of cake is starting to get too dark, quickly cover with foil and continue baking.
  • Let cake cool completely before glazing.

Lemon Glaze

  • Whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice and pinch salt. Pour and spread evenly on top of cake and watch it fall down the sides of the cake. Let cake sit until glaze has set.

Macerated Strawberries

  • Combine strawberries and sugar in bowl. Let sit for about 10 minutes before using. Spoon over slice of cake and eat!


Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 337mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 688IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg
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