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Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze
Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Recipe and Photo by Allie Doran, Miss Allie's Kitchen
2 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) incl. cooling
15 Min(s) Prep
2 Hr(s) Cook
Brighten your day with this recipe for Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze! Tart Meyer lemon juice and zest compliment the rich cream cheese glaze in this delectable Meyer lemon pound cake, making it the perfect addition to any springtime dessert spread.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice, divided
2 Tbsp. Meyer lemon zest
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 cup powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
1
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a Bundt pan.
2
Cream together the butter, 1 pkg. cream cheese and granulated sugar with mixer for 1 minute or until light and fluffy.
3
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
4
Mix in the milk, 1/3 cup Meyer lemon juice, zest, and vanilla.
5
In a separate medium sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
6
Add the dry ingredients to the wet in 3 stages, folding the batter together until just incorporated. Don't overmix.
7
Pour the batter into the Bundt pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
8
Cool on a wire rack before removing from pan to glaze.
9
To make the glaze, whisk together the powdered sugar, remaining cream cheese, and remaining Meyer lemon juice, adding the juice gradually until you get the consistency you desire.
10
Drizzle on the glaze and serve!
Kitchen Tips
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Tip 2
Size Wise
Enjoy a serving of this easy-to-make lemon pound cake on occasion, but keep portion size in mind. One pound cake makes enough for 12 servings.
Tip 3
Substitute
Regular lemons are a great substitute if you can't find Meyer lemons.
Nutrition
Calories
560
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g
33%
Saturated Fat 15g
75%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 145mg
48%
Sodium 440mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates 72g
26%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 45g
90%
Protein 9g
18%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
4%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
12 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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