10+ Luscious Lemon Pound Cakes
The rich taste of pound cake is balanced out with the zingy addition of lemon. Traditionally just made with just four ingredients — a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour — these 11 lemon pound cake recipes are a delicious twist on the classic dessert. Drizzle on an easy glaze, or simply sprinkle on some powdered sugar, to give your cake the perfect presentation.
Lemon Pound Cake
If you're craving pound cake, but don't want to hassle with pulling out a lot of ingredients, this is the recipe for you. Lemon cake mix and lemon pudding mix are the base for this ultra easy lemon cake.
Blueberry-Lemon Pound Cake
Lemon and blueberries are two fruits meant to be together. Here, fresh blueberries are stirred into the rich, lemony batter before baking to golden perfection.
Old-Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake
Give your tastebuds a throwback with this classic cake. "This is an old recipe that my grandmother always made," says Cookin Mama. "It goes great with coffee and is quick and easy to make."
Sour Cream Lemon Pound Cake with Cherry Compote
Get a triple hit of citrus with this recipe that uses lemon zest, juice, and extract for a burst of flavor. Sour cream ensures that the cake remains moist, while the cherry compote adds a pop of color for serving.
Lemon-flavored yogurt is the key ingredient to this buttery, but not overly dense, cake. Can't find lemon yogurt at the store? Several reviewers have had success using vanilla yogurt with a little lemon zest added.
Lemon Pound Cake Cookies
Serve up the beloved taste of lemon pound cake without all the fuss of cutting and using silverware. Take these bite-size cookies to your next potluck and see them magically disappear.
Lemon Pecan Pound Cake
Chopped pecans add a rich nutty taste throughout this lemon pound cake recipe, along with a delightful crunch in the texture.
Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake with Aunt Evelyn's Lemon Glaze
"If you’re in search of a good lemon, buttermilk and/or pound cake, stop here. This one is all you’d hope for," says naples34102. "Moist, great flavor, tender crumb, not too dense (the small amount of baking soda gives it just the right amount of lift) and beautiful."
Glazed Lemon Supreme Pound Cake
"The use of lemon cake mix, lemon gelatin, lemon extract and fresh lemon juice make this cake a lemon-lover's dream," describes recipe creator pamc. "It's also amazingly easy."
Easter Lemon Bread
"This was my grandmother's recipe," says SKYTE. "Don't know why they call it bread; it's a lemon pound cake." No matter what you call it, you're sure to love this lemony dessert speckled with chopped walnuts.
One Egg Lemon Pound Cake
Egg carton running low? Never fear, you can still make a deliciously rich and moist pound cake with just a single egg by using this recipe.