Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

Recipe: Lemon Pound Cake

Summary: Dueling Pound Cakes, or Using the Creaming Method to Make Pound Cake.


  • 19 oz granulated sugar
  • 12 oz unsalted butter at cool room temperature
  • 1 gently rounded teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Zest of 2 lemons (use a Microplane for best results)
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon extract or 3 drops of lemon oil
  • 5 large eggs, beaten
  • 13 oz cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 oz thick Greek yogurt (without gums or other additives) or sour cream
  • 2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained
  • 2 oz whole milk


  1. For instructions (and a how-to video) Visit: PastryChefOnline.com

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