Lemon Pecan Pound Cake

This is a delicious cake.

Lemon Pecan Pound Cake


  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


1 In a large bowl, cream butter and 2 cups confectioners’ sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour and vanilla, then pecans and lemon peel. Turn batter into greased 9 inch tube pan.

2 Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes, or until done. Cool. Remove cake from pan, and invert onto serving plate.

3 Make glaze by mixing 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar with fresh lemon juice. Drizzle over cake.

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