Lemon Cardamom Pound Cake

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"Itโ€™s Fridaaaay! ๐Ÿฅณ Iโ€™m feeling all kinds of cardamom vibes these days, so I thought maybe youโ€™re up for it too ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜ . This Lemon Cardamom Cake is a quick and easy bake that you need this summer. And isnโ€™t it so pretty? ๐Ÿฅฐ fresh seasonal fruit always elevates simple desserts! Top it with sweet juicy blueberries or raspberries, if youโ€™re out of ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ™ˆ The recipe is in my story highlights! ๐Ÿ˜Šโ™ฅ๏ธ (hopefully one of these days it will be up on the blog, too ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผ) . I hope you have a great weekend, take care, sending hugs ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ˜˜"
-- @anasbakingchronicles

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A slice of this Lemon Cardamom Pound Cake with a cup of coffee or tea in the morning or afternoon sounds like the perfect pairing! 

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Prep time 20mins
Cook time 40mins

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  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cups sunflower oil
  • 2/3 cups brown cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom


  • Step 1

    Preheat your oven to 350ยฐF .

  • Step 2

    Thoroughly grease a 6-cup loaf pan.

  • Step 3

    In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and cardamom. Combine with a whisk and leave aside.

  • Step 4

    In a measuring glass, combine together sour cream, lemon juice and vanilla extract. These are your wet ingredients.

  • Step 5

    Using an electric stand/hand mixer, beat together butter, sugar, oil and lemon zest until pale and fluffy.

  • Step 6

    Add eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition until it comes together.

  • Step 7

    Next, add in dry and wet ingredients alternating between one another and finishing with dry.

  • Step 8

    Fill prepared loaf pan 3/4 of the way full and bake for approximate 40-45 minutes, or until skewer inserted in the middle comes out mostly clean

  • Step 9

    Once the cake is done, leave it to cool in the pan on a wire rack for about 15 minutes. Then turn it upside down leaving the pan on and let it cool for an additional 15-20 minutes before removing the pan to cool completely.

  • Step 10

    Dust with powdered sugar and serve with fresh berries.