Lemon pound cake loaf

  • Time cooking time: 40-45 minutes
  • Yield 10

Ingredients

    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    3 large eggs
    grated rind of 2 lemons
    3 cups flour
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    4 teaspoons baking powder
    3/4 cup milk
    Glaze:
    juice of 2 lemons mixed with
    1/2 cup icing sugar

Preparation

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Butter and flour two 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pans.

    In an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    Add lemon rind.
    Combine flour, salt and baking powder. Mix into creamed mixture alternately with milk.
    Transfer to prepared pan.
    Bake 40-45 minutes.
    Prick holes in top of hot loaf and pour glaze over. Cool 10 minutes in pan.
    Unmold on platter.
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