Food Blog Friday: Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake

Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake with Fresh Raspberries

It’s Food Blog Friday and here I am writing about yet another lemon-infused recipe.  I can’t help it.  I love lemon.  I love this Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake.  And I love Baking Bites, today’s featured food blog.

Nicole Weston has been writing Baking Bites since 2004 – way before I knew anything about food or baking blogs.  She updates the blog almost daily with recipes, baking tips, product reviews, recommendations, and what she calls “bites from other blogs” – links to interesting recipes and ideas from other blogs.  I just ordered a new ice cream scoop based on Nicole’s recent review of her Zyliss scoop. I love learning about great products from other bloggers!

I’ve been reading Baking Bites since I first discovered food blogs and I’ve tried several recipes over the years.  They’ve all been great!  When I was craving lemon cake this week, I knew I could trust Nicole’s Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake even though I had never made it before.  I was right to trust the recipe.  This cake was perfect.

Lemon Pound Cake with Raspberry Sauce

I had a couple pints of fresh raspberries from the Farmer’s Market that I wanted to pair with the cake – lemon and raspberry is such a great combination!  I used most of the berries to make a simple Raspberry Coulis and saved a few for garnish.  The cake and raspberry sauce were perfect together.

I really hope you head over to Baking Bites and give this simple and delicious lemon cake a try.  Make sure to look at Nicole’s other great recipes while you’re there!

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19 Comments
  1. Louise

    No really, I’m making this today. But do I have a bundt pan? I have kitchen equipment up the ying yang to cater massive events but simple things like a 9×9 brownie pan or a bundt pan… now that’s a trip to Walmart- thanks Nicole

    9:46 am  Aug 27th, 2010
  2. Kim @ Two Good Cookies

    This looks positively decadent. Yum.

    10:48 am  Aug 27th, 2010
  3. Alta

    Yummy cake! What I love even more is your plate! It’s gorgeous.

    10:50 am  Aug 27th, 2010
  4. Nicole

    Alta - The plates are from Anthropologie: http://bit.ly/cLSBv3 It looks like they only come in sets online, but I bought the single plates in the store (and I think they were cheaper). I have one coffee mug, too. I love it :-)

    11:18 am  Aug 27th, 2010
  5. Andyra

    Ooooooh my goodness. I can’t help but love lemon too, and you’re making my mouth water.

    2:45 pm  Aug 27th, 2010
  6. Emily from ReadyToWait.com

    OK. Here’s what I want to know… With whom are you sharing these deliciousness? If I tried all of your recipes I would eat every last bite and never fit into my jeans again!

    5:07 pm  Aug 27th, 2010
  7. Betty @ scrambled hen fruit

    Beautiful cake! That raspberry coulis is gorgeous with it!

    9:37 pm  Aug 27th, 2010
  8. marla {family fresh cooking}

    I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Nicole earlier this week at a General Mills “Baking with Betty” event. She is awesome! So well educated, a total sweetheart and an excellent baker. This cake looks delicious, lovely photos! xo

    4:15 am  Aug 28th, 2010
  9. Kalynskitchen

    Wow, does that ever look good. (And so bad for my diet, which I’m really trying to stick to right now!) I agree, Baking Bites is a great blog and Nicole is a cutie!

    7:29 am  Aug 28th, 2010
  10. Kristy

    That looks amazing!!! :)

    6:32 pm  Aug 28th, 2010
  11. Julie

    Looks absolutely amazing, and the picture is awesome :)

    9:39 am  Aug 29th, 2010
  12. Tammy

    Wow! Your pound cake is just picture-perfect!! :)

    I love your blog. Nearly everything you post makes my mouth water!! :)

    2:48 pm  Aug 29th, 2010
  13. bergamot

    This looks wonderful… love the color of the glaze

    6:35 pm  Aug 29th, 2010
  14. Mandy - The Complete Cook Book

    Hope I don’t put on a pound eating this perfect cake!
    :-) Mandy

    2:45 am  Aug 30th, 2010
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  16. Avanika (Yumsilicious Bakes)

    That cake looks wonderful. I love Baking Bites :)

    5:10 am  Sep 26th, 2010
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  18. Alyssa

    I am hosting a linky party at my blog called A Themed Baker’s Sunday! Where the theme is LEMONS!!! I would love it if you linked either this recipe or a different lemony deliciousness!! I’m uber excited to see what you have in store!!
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com/2011/04/themed-bakers-sunday-2.html
    Alyssa

    1:08 pm  Apr 25th, 2011
  19. Denice

    I made this recipe today. It is delicious. I was watching america’s test kitchen. They were making a lemon cake, but she left out how much buttermilk to use. The recipe above was similar,so I tried it. This my first time making a lemon cake from stratch. It came out light and soft. I could eat it without the icing. But I will put icing on it tomorrow. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    9:56 pm  Feb 1st, 2012
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