Lemon Pound Cake

With a White Chocolate Glaze

That's all there is to say about this recipe.
It's crisp, sweet, bold flavor is the perfect way to start your day or follow up a delish dinner.

Let's jump right in, shall we?

For INGREDIENTS you'll need:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
3/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
3/8 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
Zest of 2 lemons, finely grated
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs


Now, coat a 9x5 loaf pan with butter and then cover in flour.
Set that to the side while you sift the flour, salt, baking powder & baking soda in a bowl.

Once again, set that little concoction off to the side while you whip together the liquid components.
Your buttermilk, lemon zest & lemon juice go in even another bowl to be set aside
(As I'm typing this out it seems like a lot of clean up, but I don't remember it being too bad...)

Now, in the bowl of your stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar until it's light & fluffy.
Add your eggs in one at a time, making sure to scrape the sides in between.

Okay, remember the bowl full of flour and the other bowl full of liquids? 
You're going to want to incorporate them alternately into the butter/sugar/egg combo you've got going on in your stand mixer.
It should look something like this when you're all done:

Now pour your batter into your prepared pan

and that sweet story goes into the oven for about 50 or 60 minutes.
(If your top starts browning before your center in cooked, throw a little tinfoil tent on there)

When you take it out, let it rest for about 10 minutes in the pan 

and then remove it and let it cool completely on a wire rack.

While thats cooling, you can work on your

3/4 cup confectioners sugar
2 Tbs milk
2 1/2 oz white chocolate (melted and cooled)

Whisk together the sugar and milk until you get something resembling thin sour cream.
add the white chocolate and stir.
(If your mixture is too thick you can add milk & if it's too thin - add sugar)
Use the glaze immediately or else it will harden.

Just pour it over the top and let it naturally run off the sides.

I added a few lemons as a garnish

And there you have it.

Do you think you'll try it?
You should.

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