Classic Lemon Pound Cake

This cake is that girl When you open that cake box at your next gathering, be prepared for a waft of lemon scent that arrests the entire room.

– all-purpose flour – baking soda – kosher salt – unsalted butter – cream cheese – granulated sugar – lemon zest – eggs – vanilla bean (or vanilla extract) – whole milk – freshly squeezed lemon juice



Zest and juice two medium lemons (or three small lemons).  Separate the zest from the juice in two small bowls.

Step 1

Combine the whole milk and lemon juice in a medium bowl.  Stir to combine.  Set aside and allow this mixture to “sour” for 5-10 minutes.

Step 2

Combine the granulated sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla beans. Scrunch the lemon zest and vanilla beans into the granulated sugar.

Step 3

Sift together the all-purpose flour, kosher salt, and baking soda in a medium bowl.  Set aside.

Step 4

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