Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

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Community Recipe

  • 8-10
  • Easy
  • 10 minutes
  • 50-55 minutes


  • 150 g butter
  • 150 g sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 150 g flour
  • 1 lemon lemon zest from

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease a loaf tin.
Allow the butter to soften at room temperature. Using a stand or electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar well.
Add in the eggs one at a time and beat very well.
Gradually fold in the flour.
Pour the batter into the loaf tin and bake for 50-55 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.
Allow the cake to cool in the tin for 5-10 minutes, then carefully remove and allow to cool completely on a cooling rack.

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I'm a food scientist turned obsessed baker living in Cape Town. My experience in the food industry was in product development in the flavour and beverage industries, but now I spend my days creating sweet treats and desserts, and writing about it on my blog - The Sweet Rebellion.

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    August 20, 2018

    Hi Molatsi. No it doesn’t – all the air comes from beating the butter and sugar very well!

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    Motlatsi Mphatse
    August 19, 2018

    Does this need any form of yeast component, baking-powder or self raising flour?