This easy recipe is rich and buttery, with fresh lemon flavor. It's dense and moist, with a tender crumb, and drizzled with lemon glaze!
You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!
Beat the butter, sugar, and lemon zest together until light and fluffy.
Add the sour cream and mix just to combine. Then add the eggs and egg yolk one at a time.
Add the lemon juice and vanilla extract, and mix to combine.
Mix together the dry ingredients, then slowly add them into the wet ingredients and mix to combine.
Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan and bake.
Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a cooling rack and cool completely.
In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients.
Drizzle the glaze over the cooled pound cake.
Allow the glaze to set completely before slicing, at least 15 minutes.