Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake
Recipe from Family Circle

Thyme is a member of the mint family, and just like mint, it's delicious when added to baked goods. Here it adds it distinctive flavor to both the lemon pound cake and glaze.

Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake

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Servings: 16
Yield: 16 slices
Prep Time: 15 mins
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  • 2 3/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 3   tablespoons 
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
  • 1   cup 
    (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2   cups 
  • 1   teaspoon 
    lemon extract
  • 6   
  • 1   cup 
    plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4  cup 
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2   teaspoons 
    lemon zest
  • 1/2  cup 
    lemon juice
  • 1/2  cup 
  • 1   tablespoon 
    fresh thyme
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10-inch bundt pan.
In bowl, mix flour, thyme, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and extract until fluffy, 3 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. In bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice and zest. On low speed, alternately beat in flour mixture with yogurt mixture in 3 additions, beginning and ending with flour. Pour into pan.
Bake in 350 degree F oven 55 minutes, until tester comes out clean. Cool on rack 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan.

In small saucepan, combine lemon juice, sugar and thyme. Over medium-high heat, stir until sugar is dissolved. Boil, without stirring, until syrupy, 10 minutes. Strain. Let cool 5 minutes. Brush over cooled cake.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 371, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 112, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 56, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 6, sodium (mg) 149, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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