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Glazed Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

This Glazed Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake is a moist, luscious, buttery, lemon pound cake made with beautiful fresh blueberries throughout and glazed with a sweet, tangy lemon icing. It is similar to the Iced Lemon Pound Cake found at Starbucks but with the addition of fresh blueberries.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Blueberry Cake, Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 386kcal
Author Michele @ Flavor Mosaic

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon finely grated
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened. Equals 1 stick of butter.)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup blueberries (with 2 TBLS flour)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray a 9" x 5" loaf pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment paper with the paper hanging over the sides.
  • In a small bowl, pour in buttermilk, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, using a mixer, beat the butter and sugar.
  • Add 1 egg at a time, mixing well in between each egg.
  • While mixing the batter on low speed, add the flour mixture and then the buttermilk mixture until batter is smooth. Do not over mix.
  • In a small bowl toss the blueberries with about 2 tablespoons of flour to coat them. (This prevents the blueberries from sinking to the bottom of the cake.)
  • Stir in the flour-covered blueberries.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Using a spatula spread the batter so it is spread out evenly in the pan.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes. Let cool completely.
  • Prepare the glaze by mixing 2 cups powdered sugar with 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Pour over the top and sides of the cooled cake.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg