Lemon Pound Cake

  • Dessert
  • 43 Servings
  • 1Spicy
  • 30 MintsCook Time
  • Cuisine : Indian
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A tasty dessert like Lemon Pound cake can make you and your loved ones go crazy once they taste these homemade recipes of it. An interesting taste dessert to make your taste buds feel awesome.



  • 2 1/4 cups (315 g) unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 3/4 cup (165 g) unsalted butter, softened

  • 1 3/4 cup (370 g) sugar

  • 2 lemons, the grated zest

  • 3 eggs

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) buttermilk


  • 1 1/2 cups (195 g) icing sugar

  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) lemon juice


Oven, Bowl, Spoon

Step By Step Method

  • Cake

    • With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Generously butter and flour a 10-cup (2.5 litre) pound cake pan.

    • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

    • In another bowl, cream the butter, sugar and lemon zest with an electric mixer. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat until smooth. At low speed, add the dry ingredients alternately with the lemon juice and buttermilk.

    • Spoon into the prepared pan and bake for about 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Let cool. Unmould and cool completely on a wire rack. Set aside on a baking sheet.


    In a bowl, combine the icing sugar and lemon juice. If needed, add a little more juice or icing sugar so that the icing is just runny. Pour over the cooled cake letting the glaze drip over the sides.

About Chef

Anbuselvi D

Chef Anbuselvi D is a M.sc & M.phil (Tamilnadu).She did the B.sc and M.sc food processing and quality control at V V Vanniaperumal college for woman Tamilnadu, M.phil food science and Nutrition,Coimbature,TN.She has a 3 years of experience in teaching field in catering institute at Bakery and confectnary section. She is entrepreneur too preparing home needs cake and chocolates in name of the purple cake at Belgaum. She got an award of Best faculty 2015 from catering institute of management. She published a journal in national level.

Chef Anbuselvi D is a gold medalist in B.sc and M.sc.Now she is working as a lecturer at Nexus Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Belgaum.