Iced Gluten Free Lemon Pound Cake

This gluten free frosted lemon pound cake is a moist and tender, sweetened pound cake is just like those thick slices in the glass coffee shop case.

Baked, iced and sliced gluten free lemon pound cake, closeup image

What establishes this pound patty recipe special

A simple loaf cake attained in the traditional wording, this pound patty gets its hoist from eggs and eggs alone. No baking gunpowder and no baking soda.

In the past, I’ve made this recipe with True Lemon crystals, which are truly luscious, but they can also be hard to find for some. This time, the bright lemon flavor comes exclusively from lemons themselves, both the liquid and the zest.

I even lent some lemon zest to the glaze, which is by far the sweetest part of the pound cake–especially since I abbreviated the carbohydrate from 1 1/2 bowls to 1 cup. The lemon flavor in this pound patty is intense.

What actually provides this pound cake apart is the combination of butter and cream cheese in the smash. A traditional pound cake, luscious in its own right, has only butter, sugar, eggs and flour. In fact, it’s so-named for starting with one pound of each ingredient.

Raw gluten free lemon pound cake batter in mixing bowl.

Do I need a stand mixer to make this recipe?

No, you don’t need a stand mixer. If you have one, it constitutes immediate wield of creaming together the butter and cream cheese, and then the granulated sugar.

If you don’t have a stand mixer, you can use a hand mixer with the regular beater connects. Use a large bowl, larger than you really need, so the ingredients don’t escape during beating.

If you don’t have a hand mixer, use elbow grease. You’ll need to cream together the butter and cream cheese until it’s light-colored and fluffy. This is a dense recipe( like a pound cake is meant to be ), but you do need some breeze in the batter.

Try using a very large whisk, turn the bowl on its line-up, and lean against the counter heavily. Accommodating the container with your nondominant paw, wipe forcefully until the ingredients begin to get lighter in emblazon. Proceed with the recipe.

Gluten Free Iced Lemon Pound Cake. Just like Starbucks makes, but gluten free for you! Does Starbucks have gluten free desserts?

Generally , no. And it’s a shame because, although their coffee [?][?] only perceives burnt to me, their tarts, cookies and cakes are simply spot-on.

When you’re gluten free, you can’t have the most appropriate gives, and that’s just not right. Between their petite vanilla scones, asiago bagels, chocolate cinnamon pound cake, and vanilla almond biscotti, we’re really missing out.

Over the years, they have introduced a few gluten free plows, exclusively to pull them right off the menu. If I’m being charitable, I’ll admit that they probably just didn’t sell well enough. But still.

Now all they seem to have are little egg bites. It’s just a heartbreak when the other kids are getting a scone or bagel, and your gluten free girl is getting … an egg burn. At least there’s something?

Gluten Free Iced Lemon Pound Cake. Just like Starbucks makes, but gluten free for you!

Ingredients and substitutions

I’m going to discuss some other allergens in this recipe, but I want to say up front that the story isn’t good. Now are the details.


You can supplant the butter in pound patty with vegan butter( I desire Miyoko’s Kitchen and Melt labels ). But I time don’t know how you can effectively replace cream cheese with a nondairy alternative.

I have never smacked a nondairy paste cheese that has savoured anything like paste cheese. Some beings love Kite Hill brand. So far, I am not one of those people.


Since there is no baking powder or bicarbonate of soda in this recipe, all of the rise comes from eggs. In fact, there are still 4 entire eggs in this recipe.

I do not indicate just trying to make this recipe with any sort of egg replacer. There are just too many eggs, and they’re too important.

I will continue to work on a recipe for vegan gluten free pound patty and vegan gluten free cheesecake. I will work until I can work no more–or I develop a great recipe.


You can easily replace the cornstarch in this recipe with arrowroot or potato starch. If you are using a higher starch blend, like Cup4Cup, only change all of the cornstarch in the recipe with more Cup4Cup.

Two images of iced gluten free lemon pound cake, one raw and one finished and sliced.Gluten Free Iced Lemon Pound Cake. Just like Starbucks makes, but gluten free for you!

Image of baked, iced, and sliced gluten free lemon pound cake.

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