Zesty Lemon Pound Cake

Zesty Lemon Pound Cake

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
55 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
12 to 16 servings

This Zesty Lemon Pound Cake makes a wonderful dessert no matter what the occasion.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (6 oz.) * NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons grated lemon peel, (about 3 medium lemons)
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease and flour 10-cup Bundt pan.

MELT morsels in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Cool slightly.

COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon peel and melted morsels. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into prepared Bundt pan.

BAKE for 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in small bowl. Make holes in cake with wooden pick; pour half of lemon glaze over cake. Let stand for 5 minutes. Invert onto plate. Make holes in top of cake; pour remaining glaze over cake. Cool completely before serving.



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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 to 16 servings of recipe
  • Calories 480
  • Calories from Fat 190

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 21g 32%
  • Saturated Fat 14g 68%
  • Cholesterol 95mg 32%
  • Sodium 300mg 12%
  • Carbohydrates 67g 22%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 4%
  • Sugars 46g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 8%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 8%

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