Gluten Free Lemon Pound cake

Certainly! Here’s a recipe for a delicious Gluten-Free Lemon Pound Cake with a fresh lemon glaze:


For the Gluten-Free Lemon Pound Cake:

  • 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup sour cream

For the Lemon Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


For the Gluten-Free Lemon Pound Cake:

  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×5-inch (23×13 cm) loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk Dry Ingredients:
    • In a bowl, whisk together the gluten-free all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Cream Butter and Sugar:
    • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add Eggs and Vanilla:
    • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla extract.
  5. Add Lemon Zest and Juice:
    • Stir in the lemon zest and fresh lemon juice, mixing until well combined.
  6. Alternate Dry Ingredients and Sour Cream:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the sour cream. Begin and end with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  7. Bake:
    • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top. Bake in the preheated oven for 55-65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool:
    • Allow the lemon pound cake to cool in the pan for about 15 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the Lemon Glaze:

  1. Prepare Glaze:
    • In a bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, fresh lemon juice, and lemon zest until smooth.
  2. Glaze the Cake:
    • Once the cake has cooled, drizzle the lemon glaze over the top. Allow the glaze to set before slicing.
  3. Serve:
    • Slice and serve your gluten-free lemon pound cake. Enjoy the refreshing citrus flavor!

This gluten-free lemon pound cake is a delightful treat, perfect for any occasion. The combination of zesty lemon flavor and a moist, tender crumb makes it a crowd-pleaser.

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