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Loaf Pound Cake

No recipe image available.Rich and buttery pound cake with a kiss of lemon.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease the bottom of a 9 x 5 x 2 3/4-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat butter, grated lemon peel, and sugar for 1 minute. Add vanilla and eggs. Beat until thoroughly combined.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to the creamed mixture.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan.

Makes 1 loaf cake; 9 servings.