Lemon Pound Cake
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
- 4 eggs
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup buttermilk*
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan or 10-inch tube pan; set aside.
Combine sugar and butter in large bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, adding 1 egg at a time, until well mixed.
Reduce speed to low. Beat, gradually adding flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt alternately with buttermilk and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Continue beating until well mixed.
Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate; cool completely.
Stir together powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake.
*Substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar plus enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.