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Lemon Pound Cake

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Ingredients for Cake

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar (I used half sugar half xylitol)
  • 2 Tblsps butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp lemon essence
  • 1/4 tsp yellow food color (optional)
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • The rind of 1 large lemon
  • A crack of Himalayan pink salt
  • 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup palm oil/coconut oil
Lemon Pound Cake
Lemon Pound Cake

Ingredients for Glaze

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 Tblsps butter
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon


  1. Whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, food color, lemon essence, and lemon juice.
  3. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  4. Add oil and lemon zest and mix well.
  5. Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake at 180C for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick entered in the middle of the loaf comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.

For Glaze

  1. Whisk to combine.
  2. Spread over cooled loaf.

Prepared, tried, and tested by: Caashifa Adams Young

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