Lemon Pound Cake

For those times when you need some fruity sweetness to balance out all the chocolate in your life. This batter comes together quickly with minimal mess and dishes for a tasty treat.

3 eggs
1 C sugar
1 C (8oz) sour cream or Greek yogurt
½ C vegetable oil
2 Tbsp lemon zest (you’ll need 3-4 lemons for this)
1 ½ Tbsp lemon extractdsc02950
1 ½ C flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt


Add the eggs, sugar and sour cream together, whisking until smooth.

Add in oil and whisk to combine.dsc02951

Add in lemon zest and lemon extract.

Add in flour, baking powder and salt. Stir until just combined (don’t overmix!). Batter might be somewhat lumpy.

Bake at 350 until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean (depends on the size pan you are using. dsc02954Loaf pan will take 45-55 minutes. Shallow pans will take less time).

Let the cake cool in the pan at least an hour before removing from pan to cool completely.



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