One Egg Lemon Pound Cake

One Egg Lemon Pound Cake

123 Reviews 5 Pics
Kimberley
Recipe by  Kimberley

“My Grandmother used to make this and it quickly became a household favorite.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 - 8x4 inch loaf pan

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) grease and flour an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in butter. Break 1 egg into a measuring cup and then fill to the 1 cup line with milk. Add to dry ingredients and beat well. Add vanilla and lemon flavoring.
  3. Pour batter into an 8x4 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.

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Reviews (123)

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MODESTYPAL
98

MODESTYPAL

This recipe was incredibly simple. I added a lemon syrup made of 1/4 c lemon juice and 1/4 c of sugar. Placed on low heat until sugar dissolves and pour over cake. I also added a lemon glaze made of 1 c confectioner's sugar (sifted) 1 3/4 Tbs of lemon juice whipped together until smooth, and poured over a completely cooled cake. It was outstanding. Thank you for the recipe.

COOKINKIWI
50

COOKINKIWI

This recipe makes an excellent pound cake in my estimation...there's just not enough lemon flavour to justify its name. That's the only reason for four stars instead of 5. I added lemon zest to the batter; then drizzled a lemon juice/sugar solution over the fresh-out-of-the-oven cake and the lemon flavour was still very subtle. However, that being said, this is still an excellent pound cake and I won't hesitate to use this recipe again. By the way, I didn't cut in the butter as per instructions. I creamed the butter with sugar & egg, added the extracts, then added the dry ingredients alternately with the milk. Took about 50 minutes until done.

FREDRIOJ
28

FREDRIOJ

This recipe works best for muffins! I used the same ingredients, but first mixed the flour, b.powder & salt. Then, separately, I creamed the sugar and butter and added the rest of the ingredients to this. I then folded in the dry ingredients to the wet. They made 12 muffins and cooked in 27 minutes. I also added a lemon glaze on top, and they were delicious!!!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (10 total)

  • Calories
  • 272 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs
  • 40.6 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 413 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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