Double Lemon Pound Cake

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe is comes from "The Food Chronicles", a cookbook by Ann Criswell, who is the food editor for the Houston Chronicle. It's a moist lemony pound cake with a lemon flavor that isn't overpowering! Perfect for a summertime dessert, served plain or with Cool Whip and fresh berries!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease and flour a 10-inch tube or Bundt pan.
  3. For cake, in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. In another bowl, combine cake mix, cinnamon, allspice and lemon peel.
  6. On low speed add cake mixture, alternately with milk to the cream cheese mixture, beating until well combined.
  7. Pour batter into prepared cake pan and bake for 30 minutes at 350°F.
  8. Reduce heat to 325°F and bake for an additional 30 minutes more, or until cake tests done.
  9. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
  10. Turn cake out onto rack and cool completely while preparing glaze.
  11. For glaze, combine milk and butter in a saucepan.
  12. Cook over medium heat until butter melts.
  13. Gradually add sugar, lemon juice and lemon peel.
  14. Mix well.
  15. Spread glaze on cool cake.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

As written with the spices, we didn't care for it too much. However, I would suggest every lemon lover try it without the spices, in a 9 x 13 (instead of the bundt pan) and use tons of the wonderful glaze that comes with it. It's lemon heaven then.

Mysterygirl January 20, 2006

This cake was okay. The cinnamon and allspice took over the lemon flavor. Wasn't a big hit in my house.

Kat Rahal May 02, 2004

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