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Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake is a dense heavy lemon cake that is rich and full of flavor. Perfect alone, or with strawberry shortcake. It's delicious.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 2 loaves

Ingredients

Lemon Cream Cheese Bread

  • 1 1/4 Cup Butter Softened
  • 3 Cup Sugar
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese Softened
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 Tbs Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbs Lemon Zest
  • 2 2/3 Cup Flour

Lemon Glaze

  • 2 Tbs Butter
  • 3 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 6 Tbs Lemon Juice

Instructions

Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake

  • In a Mixer: Beat butter and sugar for 5 minutes. Allow it to whip
  • Add cream cheese and allow to whip for 2-3 minutes
  • Add Eggs, One at a time and allow to be fully mixed in.
  • Add Lemon juice, vanilla, and salt.
  • Add Flour and mix until combined.
  • Grease and flour 2 bread pans and divide batter equally into pans.
  • Preheat oven to 325
  • Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes. Use a toothpick in the center to test for doneness. Bread will be done with toothpick comes out clean from center.

Lemon Glaze

  • Mix butter and powered sugar in a mixing bowl. Add Lemon Juice. This will be thin. If you prefer a thicker glaze, add more powdered sugar. Drizzle over top of warm bread and allow to run down sides.