The BEST Lemon Pound Cake Recipe 

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Introduction

The BEST Lemon Pound Cake is a classic dessert celebrated for its bright citrus flavor and dense yet fluffy texture, making it a perfect choice for any occasion.

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Creaming Butter and Sugar

In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

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Adding Eggs and Lemon

Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in the lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla extract.

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Dry Ingredients

Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, alternating with sour cream. Begin and end with the flour mixture. Mix until just combined.

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Baking the Cake

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Tap the pan gently on the counter to remove any air bubbles.

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Baking

Bake in the preheated oven for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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Cooling

Allow the cake to cool in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Then, invert the cake onto the rack and let it cool completely.

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Serving

Slice and serve The BEST Lemon Pound Cake on its own or with a dusting of powdered sugar. Optionally, serve with fresh berries or a dollop of whipped cream.

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Storing

Store any leftover cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or refrigerate for longer freshness.

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