Pound Cake with Lemon-Basil Glaze

  • tastytreats Posted: 09/22/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    I agree with the comment that the basil flavor is a little subtle, and I would add a bit more next time. The cake has a great crust that's a little crunchy and chewy, and is a nice complement to the soft, dense center. Would be great for a shower or tea.

  • Melissa R. Posted: 07/31/10
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    Love the lemon and basil glaze. It makes it taste bright and is perfect in summer.

  • stalteril Posted: 08/23/10
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    I think I perfected this recipe. I added 1/4 cup of cornmeal, cut the sugar by a third, added 1/2 cup chopped basil to batter then put equal parts lemon juice and sugar syrup on hot loaves (I made 4 mini). I topped with a sprinkling of demerara sugar. Excellent texture and the basil/lemon combination is wonderful. I have never baked with basil before.

  • doherty Posted: 07/03/10
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    I LOVE this cake :)

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