Lemon Pound Cake Loaves Tips
Is loaf cake the same as pound cake?
They’re similar, but there are some important distinctions. Traditional pound cake
is made with one pound each of butter, eggs, sugar and flour. Loaf cake simply refers to any cake that is baked in a loaf pan
This can include pound cake recipes, or other cakes and quick breads
that boast a cakelike texture.
What makes a loaf cake moist?
The sour cream in this lemon loaf cake recipe yields a moist cake. If you're using another recipe, try adding a tablespoon or two of sour cream. It’s also recommended that your butter and eggs are at room temperature before beating.
Why is my lemon loaf dense?
It may need a hearty kick of leavening. Try adding a tablespoon of baking powder when whisking together the flour and salt. Also make sure your baking powder and baking soda are fresh. This test
makes it easy to check.
How do I bake one larger loaf instead of two?
Prepare batter and bake in one greased and floured 8x4-in. loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Ice as directed. Research contributed by Amy Glander, Taste of Home Book Editor
1 slice: 262 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.