Lemon-Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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Lemon-Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Why This Recipe Works

We set out to formulate a superior lemon pound cake recipe (fine-crumbed, rich, moist, and buttery) while making the process as simple and foolproof as possible. Using a food processor ensured perfect emulsification of the eggs, sugar, and ...

Why This Recipe Works

We set out to formulate a superior lemon pound cake recipe (fine-crumbed, rich, moist, and buttery) while making the process as simple and foolproof as possible. Using a food processor ensured perfect emulsification of the eggs, sugar, and melted butter; adding baking powder to the cake increased lift and produced a consistent crumb; and finishing the cake with lemon sugar syrup delivered a blast of flavor.

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Tea TimeSeason 4, Ep. 419

In the test kitchen, we think afternoon (or morning) tea is an excellent excuse to whip up a batch of scones or a golden loaf of lemon pound cake. Making these baked goods at home certainly yields bet...