Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

Serve this lemon pound cake with our Macerated Berry Topping and Whipped Cream for the perfect summertime treat.

Makes 16 servings
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Container 2.0L Container 


  • 113 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 400 g granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 180 ml buttermilk
  • 2 lemons, juiced, zested
  • 375 g all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 180°. Prepare two loaf pans by lightly coating each one with cooking spray and a light dusting of flour.
  2. Place butter, sugar, and eggs into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid. Start the machine on its lowest speed. Remove lid plug and use the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades, and slowly increase to Variable 6. Blend until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  3. Stop the machine and add buttermilk, lemon juice and lemon zest to the container. Secure lid plug and blend on the lowest speed for 10 seconds.
  4. In a separate container, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  5. Remove lid plug and blend on the lowest speed, slowly increasing to Variable 6, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades for 30 seconds or until smooth. Stop the machine.
  6. Use a spatula to scrape the the batter into the two prepared loaf pans. Place in preheated oven and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool for 1 hour before slicing and serving.


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