Lavender Pound Cake Recipe

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Categories: Brunch, Dessert

Submitted By: The Spice House.

Lavender Pound Cake Notes

This was adapted from a recipe out of Better Homes and Gardens April 2004 issue. Nicole Pizza (wife of one of our managers)made this for an Easter celebration.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (1 jar) lavender sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 3-4 teaspoon lemon juice
Serves / Yields

1 cake

Preparation Instructions

1.Preheat oven to 325 degrees 2.Set out eggs, butter and sour cream at room temperature for 1/2 hour. Do not mix together. 3. Grease Bundt Cake Pan 4. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside. 5.In large bowl mix lavender sugar, granulated sugar,and butter on high, 4 minutes. 6. Blend in one egg at a time on medium for 30 seconds. 7. Add flour mixture and sourcream to butter mixture. Beat on low until combined. 8. Stir in lemon peel. 9. Pour batter into prepared pan. 10. Bake about 45 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean (baking time might be longer). 11. Cool cake. 12. In small bowl mix powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon melted butter. Add enough lemon juice to make drizzle consistency. 13. Remove cake from pan and drizzle glaze over cooled cake. 14. Serve with whip cream.

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Lavender Vanilla Sugar
In a glass jar
1/2 cup shaker jar, net wt. 3 oz.
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Lemon Peel Zest
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In a 1/2 cup jar, net wt. 2 oz.
$6.99
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Cherie P. Said:

I think next time, I am not going to make the glaze. The cooking time seem to be perfect for my stove and cake. I loved it, my friends loved it, and I am making it for Thanksgiving.

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Make it Again? Cherie P. would make this recipe again.

Rhonda S. Said:

The cake is still baking, I put it in the oven for 35 min 5 min over the recommended baking time. It is no where near done. 325* for 30 min is incorrect. Spicehouse needs to amend the baking time.

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Make it Again? Rhonda S. would not make this recipe again.