Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake



I love citrus cakes and this PassionFruit Buttermilk Pound Cake was a huge hit in my family… Many tried the cake after I posted the recipe and I received a lot of compliments....since then I was thinking of making the Lemon flavor like in the original recipe from Deeba’s blog... Recently I tried that and we loved this very soft and yummy Lemon Cake....


Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake
Recipe Source ~ Passion About Baking
Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup vanilla or plain sugar
2 eggs
100 ml buttermilk {or substitute recipe below}
1 tsp vanilla extract
Juice of 1 lemon (or 2 limes)
Zest of 1 lemon (or 2 limes)
To make buttermilk substitute at home:
Take 100 ml milk at room temp; add 1 tsp white vinegar. Let it stand 5-10 minutes. When it curdles, it’s ready.
Method:
  • Grease and flour the sides of a loaf pan or 8″ ring tin, or a 6″ round tin. Line the bottom.
  • Preheat the oven to 170°C.
  • Sift the flour with the baking powder, baking soda and salt. Reserve.
  • Cream the butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract, lemon juice and zest.
  • With beater on low add the flour and buttermilk alternately in three lots.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes till golden brown on top, and the tester comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, make the glaze…

Lemon Glaze
Juice of 1 to 1 ½ lemons or 2 to 3 limes (as required)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Method:
Make the glazing by mixing together lemon juice into the powdered sugar, stir till all lumps have dissolved. Add some more powdered sugar /juice, until you get a thick and flowing consistency. Pour the glaze evenly over the cooled cake, letting some drip over the sides. Wait for some time till it sets.


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12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous bake and gorgeous clicks

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  2. Yumm.. Looks very delectable!

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  3. Mindblowing cake, loving it.

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  4. Awesome cake,love citrus flavor..the texture is amazing.

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  5. I turn to this recipe whenever I am craving for a cake and in no mood to check recipes.Comes out perfect every time.love the pics of the slices!

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