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Lemon Pound Cake

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This classic pound cake is a favorite for all who try it. Each bite is bursting with lemon flavor, making it especially suitable for the spring and summer months. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large lemons (zested)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (at room temperature)
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium6% DV150mg
    Fat29% DV19g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs11% DV33g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories310Calories from Fat170
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat170
    Total Carbohydrate33g11%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Tomoyo Nightroad 20 hours ago
    very good, use rice cooker instead of oven to bake it and it still turn out good
    Emma Haskell 2 days ago
    Very moist! Family really enjoyed it.
    fly fast a month ago
    5+! My god it was good! The best cake I have ever eaten so far! Quite easy, too. Just follow the instructions
    니 우 3 months ago
    It looks so delicious~! If I have an oven, I want to make it 😉
    Vicky N. 3 months ago
    A very poorly written recipe. The person didn't say to use the lemon juice but called for 2 large lemons. I had to guess so used the juice from just one of them, along with the zest. They also didn't give novice cooks how to test for doneness.
    Claudia Lalau 4 months ago
    Best lemon cake i’ve ever tried!
    Riley Wagener 4 months ago
    Absolutely delicious would definitely recommend my family loved it and so did I . Definetly macking it again
    Angeline 5 months ago
    Light, delicious, lemony. I halved the batter to make 2 smaller cakes & added some dried cranberries to one batter which was absolutely delicious with the extra tang of the cranberries. As organic lemons are expensive where I live, I washed them in organic vege wash to remove the pesticide etc so that the zest would be “clean”. I will be making this over & over again for self & family & friends!
    Crystal Haddock 7 months ago
    Tastes great, family really enjoyd it!
    Robin Bradford 7 months ago
    Beautiful perfect lemon pound cake thanks a lot.
    Shelley 7 months ago
    Delicious! It turned out exactly how a poundcake should.
    Melissa Torosian 8 months ago
    Good, simple, would make again!
    Juan Gonzales 8 months ago
    Really good! Just perfect! I’d do this again for sure!
    K Robinson 9 months ago
    Only need one bowl! Easy and yummy!
    Debbie 10 months ago
    Ok. Light for a pound cake.
    Correa 10 months ago
    It is really good, the taste is yummy, and I used oil instead of butter and it is a little dry but tasty.
    Erinhikkal 10 months ago
    This was my first every try at baking and boy it turned out to be awesome. Instructions are very clear and the cake is yummmmmmmmmmly!
    Melanie Cruz 10 months ago
    It’s amazing my family enjoyed every bite.
    Hilly a year ago
    It tastes so good though I could not make it as beautiful as the one in the picture.
    Paulo SR Vicente a year ago
    So easy to make and ever better to eat.