Italian Lemon Pound Cake Recipe | Yummly

Italian Lemon Pound Cake

Shelia: "Delicious! I'll be making it again." Read More


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (minced)
  • 2 lemons (about 2 tbsps.)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (at room temperature)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups powder sugar
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium20% DV490mg
    Fat103% DV67g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs97% DV291g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories1790Calories from Fat600
    Total Fat67g103%
    Saturated Fat39g195%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat600
    Total Carbohydrate291g97%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C110%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shelia a month ago
    Delicious! I'll be making it again.
    Carolyn B. 2 months ago
    Delicious! Family LOVED it!
    ZiaDawn Coble a year ago
    So filling so good I loved it
    Cookie a year ago
    very good flavor but it's a little dense for a pound cake
    Barbara a year ago
    Beautiful batter... tasted like heaven
    Two cup of sugar is a lot... I would do 1 and 1/2. I followed the directions and it seems dry and too sweet. Would not use this recipe again.
    Angela Smith a year ago
    I made this for my husband who loves lemons. I followed the recipe as instructed but my incing didn't come out right for some reason. Still tastes good.
    Bonnie M. a year ago
    Best lemon cake ever.
    Foodie F. 2 years ago
    The cake was good. I made it for family and without the ginger. I added a buttermilk lemon glaze instead of the frosting for a lighter taste.
    Bayes 2 years ago
    I used to detest lemon, and boring pound cakes when I was young, as Ive gotten older, it has tasted really good.....I even went so far as to make this recipe. Wowsers! I went for seconds and thirds. Good grief, what was wrong with me as a kid, lemon is yummy! I was so impressed with this pound cake, I have shared this recipe because I know it will make the world a sunnier place! I'm pretty sure Doris Day would approve. This is highly recommended as something that will impress. Thank you for refining my tastebuds to a higher level!
    Regina Hargrove 3 years ago
    Great recipe! Moist and the glaze was awesome! My family really enjoyed this, it was a Thanksgiving dessert hit!