Lemon-Lime Pound Cake

Lemon-Lime Pound CakeRecipe
12 Servings

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3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 sticks (3/4 lb.) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons grated lime zest
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
5 large eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup lemon-lime soda
2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 to 2 Tbsp. lime juice


Preheat oven to 350°F. Liberally grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.

Make cake: In a medium bowl, sift together flour and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, with electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter, sugar, and lemon and lime zest until pale and light, about 5 minutes.

Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each. Gradually add flour mixture, just until blended. Stir in soda.

Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a rack before inverting onto a plate.

Make glaze: Stir together confectioners' sugar, butter and juices; add more juice or sugar if needed. Spoon glaze over cake, distributing evenly. Garnish with lemon and lime zest, if desired.

Created date

May 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 595
Fat 26 g
Satfat 16 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 86 g
Fiber 0 g
Cholesterol 155 mg
Sodium 224 mg