Strawberry Lemon Poundcake

I created this recipe because I am the #1 fan of comfort food and I love baking with fresh fruit.  This recipe perfectly combines the two! Summer is the season for celebrations, and this delicious treat is sure to be a crowd favorite.
  

Strawberry Lemon Poundcake

You Will Need:
  
2 sticks butter
2 cups powered sugar
4 eggs
3 cups flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
¾ cup buttermilk (easy buttermilk substitute: ¾ cup milk with ½ white vinegar)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 ½ teaspoons lemon extract
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 cup fresh strawberries  
Lemon Glaze:

2 cups sugar
1 squeezed lemon
2 tablespoons milk
(heat over stove to eliminate lumps!)
  
    

  
1​​​
Whip butter and sugar till fluffy.
2
Add in eggs and continue to whip.
3
In a separate bowl, mix together dry ingredients. 
4
Add dry ingredients into butter/sugar/egg mixture, alternating with the buttermilk.
5
On a low speed, mix in vanilla, lemon extract, lemon zest, and strawberries.
6
Pour into floured loaf pans and bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes, or until the center is set.
7
Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes.

8
Top with lemon glaze and fresh lemon zest!

 
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