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Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe

Take your regular pound cake to the next level with this Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake recipe. It’s a tasty twist on a classic: buttery, moist cake made with fresh lemon zest and iced with a sweet and slightly tart lemon glaze. It’s a simple recipe you can make from scratch in no time. Perfect for springtime celebrations, but so delicious it makes a great dessert any time of year.
Makes: 8-10 servings
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare 9 in. x 5 in. loaf pan with vegetable pan spray.

Step 2

In medium bowl stir together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

Step 3

In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and lemon zest with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time; beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with sour cream; beat well. Spread batter into prepared pan.

Step 4

Bake 68-72 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling grid 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on cooling grid.

Step 5

For glaze, whisk together lemon juice, corn syrup, and confectioners’ sugar in small bowl. Spread over top of cake.

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all-purpose flour

2 cups all-purpose flour


1 teaspoon salt

baking powder

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

baking soda

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

butter, softened

3/4 cup butter, softened (1-1/2 sticks)

granulated sugar

1-3/4 cups granulated sugar

lemon zest

1 tablespoon lemon zest


4 Eggs

sour cream

2/3 cup sour cream

confectioners' sugar

1 cup confectioners' sugar

lemon juice

4 teaspoons lemon juice

corn syrup

1 teaspoon corn syrup

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