Pound Cake

Submitted by Foghorn Leghorn

Ingredients

6 eggs 3 c. sugar
8 oz. Philadelphia cream cheese 3 c. flour
1 tsp vanilla 3 sticks salted butter
½ c. powdered sugar 2 tbsp concentrated lemon juice

Directions

  1. Layout cream cheese & butter to soften at room temperature. Then in a mixing bowl add butter& cream cheese together & mix in a mixer.
  2. Add sugar to mixture. Then add flour & eggs alternately.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Spray bunt cake pan with cooking spray, preferably the kind made for baking with flour.
  5. Bake in a preheated 325°F oven for 1 hour 25 minutes.
  6. Let the cake rest in the pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto a serving tray or plate.
  7. You can also make a glaze for the top of the cake. Mix the powdered sugar & lemon juice & drizzle over the top while still warm.

Chef’s Note: To change up the taste of your cake, you can add 1 tsp of either coconut or lemon flavoring instead of the vanila.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Submitted by Trish
Serves 20

Ingredients

2 c. flour 1 c. vegetable oil
3 eggs 1½ tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon extract 2 tbsp poppy seeds
3 c. all-purpose flour 1½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt 1½ c. milk
2 tbsp lemon juice ¾ c. confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease & flour 2 loaf pans. Combine sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla & lemon extracts in a large bowl; mix well. Stir in poppy seeds.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder & salt. Add flour mixture & milk to sugar mixture alternately, mixing well after each addition. Divide batter evenly between prepared pans.
  3. Bake loaves for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen edges from sides of pans. Cool loaves in pans for 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire racks.
  4. For icing, blend lemon juice & confectioners’ sugar in a small bowl. Drizzle over warm loaves.