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

by 4  people


add your rating
add a comment
Servings: 16
Yield: 16 slices
Prep Time: 15 mins
Recent Activity:
Ingredients
  • 2 3/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 3   tablespoons 
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1   cup 
    (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2   cups 
    sugar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    lemon extract
  • 6   
    eggs
  • 1   cup 
    plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4  cup 
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2   teaspoons 
    lemon zest
  •  
    Glaze:
  • 1/2  cup 
    lemon juice
  • 1/2  cup 
    sugar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    fresh thyme
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10-inch bundt pan.
2.
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.
3.
Bake in 350 degree F oven 55 minutes, until tester comes out clean. Cool on rack 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan.
Glaze:

1.
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
Add Your Review
 Articles
Gluten Free Cake with Honey and Almonds
... and make her a gluten free cake for Mother's Day. To make matters more complicated for my search, she...'s on a diet so I had to find something healthy. That's how I landed on this Flourless Honey Almond Cake..., which has just 234 calories per serving. Click here to get the flourless honey almond cake recipe Right... read more...
Dessert Tonight: Revisiting the Icebox Cake
...I have been a fan of the icebox cake, Better Than Robert Redford, for years. A dear friend of ours... read more...
Dessert Trend to Try: Mini Milk Chocolate Cakes
... favorite foods are adorable. Fortunately, you don't need a recipe specific to mini cakes to make them.... For example, I took this recipe for a milk chocolate layer cake to make individually sized treats. Use a... biscuit cutter or even a water glass to cut out circles from the baked cake, then layer them with frosting... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products