Lemon Pound Cake

Serve this lemon pound cake with our Macerated Berry Topping and Whipped Cream for the perfect summertime treat.

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Ingredients

  • 113 g (½ cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 400 g (2 cups) granulated sugar
  • (5 large) eggs
  • 180 ml (¾ cup) reduced fat buttermilk
  • (2 lemon) juiced, zested
  • 375 g (3 cups) all-purpose flour
  • (½ teaspoon) baking powder
  • (½ teaspoon) baking soda
  • (½ teaspoon) salt, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare two loaf pans by lightly coating each one with cooking spray and a light dusting of flour.
  2. Place butter, sugar, and eggs into the Vitamix container in te order listed and secure the lid. Start the machine on its lowest speed. Remove lid plug and use the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades, and slowly increase to Variable 6. Blend until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  3. Stop the machine and add buttermilk, lemon juice and lemon zest to the container. Secure lid plug and blend on the lowest speed for 10 seconds.
  4. In a separate container, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  5. Remove lid plug and blend on the lowest speed, slowly increasing to Variable 6, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades for 30 seconds or until smooth. Stop the machine.
  6. Use a spatula to scrape the the batter into the two prepared loaf pans. Place in preheated oven and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool for 1 hour before slicing and serving.

Ingredients

  • 113 g (½ cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 400 g (2 cups) granulated sugar
  • (5 large) eggs
  • 180 ml (¾ cup) reduced fat buttermilk
  • (2 small) lemons, peeled, halved
  • 375 g (3 cups) all-purpose flour
  • (½ teaspoon) baking powder
  • (½ teaspoon) baking soda
  • (½ teaspoon) salt, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare two loaf pans by lightly coating each one with cooking spray and a light dusting of flour.
  2. Place butter, sugar, and eggs into the Vitamix container in te order listed and secure the lid. Start the machine on its lowest speed. Remove lid plug and use the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades, and slowly increase to Variable 6. Blend until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  3. Stop the machine and add buttermilk, lemon juice and lemon zest to the container. Secure lid plug and blend on the lowest speed for 10 seconds.
  4. In a separate container, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add half the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  5. Remove lid plug and blend on the lowest speed, slowly increasing to Variable 6, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades for 20 seconds. Stop the machine and add the rest of the flour mixture. Secure the lid and blend on Variable 6 for another 20 seconds, or until smooth. Stop the machine.
  6. Use a spatula to scrape the the batter into the two prepared loaf pans. Place in preheated oven and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool for 1 hour before slicing and serving