Classic Lemon Pound Cake

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.


Classic LEmon Pound Caket

You should serve this with afternoon tea or have it as a dessert; you will love the freshness of this classic lemon pound cake 

Ingredients for the cake:
1 cup room temperature Rama margarine.
1½ cups castor sugar.
Grated zest of 1 lemon.
5 eggs.
1/3 cup sour cream.
1½ tsp vanilla essence.
1½ cup cake flour.
½ tsp salt.

Method:
In a stand mixer, beat the castor sugar and margarine, until light and fluffy roughly 5 minutes on high speed.
In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and vanilla essence together.
Add this to margarine mixture into two halves and beat on high till combined.
Sift the cake flour into the egg mixture and ass the lemon zest.
Mix on high, until everything is well combined.
Grease and dust a loaf pan.
Pour the battered into the prepared pan.
Bake in a preheated oven and bake at 180 degrees for 60 – 80 minutes, or until the cake tester comes out clean.
Turn the cake about every 15 minutes, to ensure that the cake browns evenly.
Remove from the oven and leave in pan to cool.
While cooling prepare the syrup.

Ingredients for the syrup:
3 tbsp. lemon juice.
2 tbsp. tap water.
1/3 castor sugar.

Method:
Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and allow to boil till all the sugar has dissolved.
Poke holes in the cake and pour the warm syrup over the top of the cake.
Allow the cake to cool in the tin, before turning out onto a cooling rack until ready to eat.

Prepared, tried and tested Bobby Swanson

Please check out, join, comment, participate and follow
The Recipe Hunter (Cook & Enjoy) @  Twitter ; Facebook ; Pinterest ; Instagram ; Flipboard ; Blog ; StumbleUpon

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.
 

COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog.    You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time. 

2 thoughts on “Classic Lemon Pound Cake”

Leave a Comment