Lemon Pound Cake

posted by Imp 07-24-99 2:35 PM

Lemon Pound Cake

1 cup butter or oleo, softened
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon lemon extract
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

1 to 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter or oleo, softened
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a fluted tube pan.

In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening, and sugar til light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, salt and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Mix well after each addition. Add lemon extract and lemon peel. Mix on low speed til blended. Pour into a greased fluted tube pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 70 minutes or until cake tests done. Turn out onto a rack to cool.

For glaze, combine all ingredients and drizzle over cooled cake

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