Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Lemon Pound Cake

1 cup (2 sticks) butter
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
5 eggs, beaten
juice of one lemon (about 1/4 cup or 3 tablespoons)
zest of one lemon
1 tablespoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Butter or oil two loaf pans or one bundt pan.

In bowl, mix flour with baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In large bowl, cream sugar and butter together until smooth. Add lemon zest.

Alternately add eggs and flour mixture, then add vanilla and lemon juice.

Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.