Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze

Low-fat lemon pound cake that doesn't taste low-fat Recipe includes marble pound cake variation

Yield: 16 servings ( Serving Size: 1 slice )
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Ingredients

  • 2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/3 cup(s) canola oil
  • 6 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 2 teaspoon(s) lemon rind grated
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 9 ounce(s) all-purpose flour
  • 3.4 ounce(s) whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 cup(s) light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup(s) sugar
  • Baking spray with flour
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1 dash(es) salt
  • 2 cup(s) strawberries chopped

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. 2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating until incorporated. Stir in vanilla, lemon rind, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
  3. 3. Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level. Combine flours, baking powder, soda, and salt. Combine sour cream and milk. Add flour mixture and sour cream mixture alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  4. 4. Spoon batter into a 10-cup Bundt pan coated with baking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.
  5. 5. Combine strawberries and remaining ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 3 minutes or until thick. Strain through a sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Drizzle glaze over cake.
  6. Calories: 318 per serving, based on 16 servings.
  7. Marble cake variation:
  8. 1. Prepare base recipe through step 3, decreasing granulated sugar to 1-3/4 cups and omitting lemon rind and juice. Combine 1 teaspoon canola oil and 1 ounce chopped bittersweet chocolate in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave at HIGH for 1 minute, stirring every 20 seconds until smooth. Stir in 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa. Remove 2-1/2 cups vanilla batter; add to chocolate mixture, and stir.
  9. 2. Using 2 ice-cream scoops or 2 large spoons, add batters alternative to a 10-cup Bundt pan coated with baking spray; swirl.
  10. 3. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.
  11. 4. Combine 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat milk, 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; stir until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cake.
  12. Calories: 311 per serving, based on 16 servings.
May 2013

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