Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

Turn six ingredients into a delicious pound cake packed with refreshing lemon flavor.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
cup water or milk
tablespoon grated lemon peel
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy lemon frosting
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Generously spray bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In medium bowl, beat cake mix, cream cheese, water, grated lemon peel and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl frequently, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack or heatproof serving plate. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until frosting is thin enough to drizzle; stir. Spoon frosting evenly over cake, allowing frosting to drip down sides.
Makes 1 loaf cake (12 slices)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you have leftover cake, cut it into slices and place individually in sandwich-size food-storage plastic bags. Seal bags and freeze. You'll have a quick treat when you need it!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.