Rating: 4.5 stars
32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 18
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0

This recipe makes a delicious lemon-flavored pound cake with chopped pecans and a simple lemon glaze.



Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • In a large bowl, cream butter and 2 cups confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour and vanilla, then pecans and lemon peel. Turn batter into greased 9 inch tube pan.

  • Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes, or until done. Cool. Remove cake from pan, and invert onto serving plate.

  • Make glaze by mixing 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar with fresh lemon juice. Drizzle over cake.

Nutrition Facts

317 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 38.9g; fat 17.2g; cholesterol 74.7mg; sodium 109mg. Full Nutrition