Lemon pound cake

 


 

A delicious cake with lemony flavors.

 

You can also make this cake flavored with orange or lime, it's really very good and very fresh. Consider making a citrus sorbet to accompany it or a sauce made from citrus zest.

 

* Ingredients:

 

* Cake

° 4 eggs

° 200 g of flour

° 200 g of sugar

° 200 g of butter

° 2 lemons (zest + juice)

° 1 c. to s. baking powder

* Icing:

° 100 g icing sugar

° 1 lemon juice

° 1 c. to s. hot water

 

* Preparation:

 

1

Heat your oven to 180 ° C or TH.6. Melt the butter, either in the microwave or in a double boiler.

 

2

Butter and flour your cake mold. Take the zest and squeeze your lemons, set aside in 2 bowls.

 

3

Add the sugar to the butter, then the eggs 1 to 1. Mix again.

 

4

Add the flour all at once, then the lemon juice (except 1 tbsp), mix again. Add the lemon zest and lastly the yeast, mix and pour the dough into your mold.

 

5

Bake for 30 minutes and check that it is cooked but not too golden. Cool on a wire rack.

 

6

When it's cold, prepare the icing:

Add the icing sugar + 1 spoon of hot water + the lemon juice, and mix vigorously. Drizzle on  cake with spatula.

 

ENJOY!