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5 from 1 vote


These muffins taste just like lemon pound cake, topped with a delicious glaze.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Butter With a Side of Bread


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice


  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and lemon extract.
  • Combine the flour, salt and baking soda in a separate bowl and then add to the creamed mixture. Add the sour cream and mix until well combined.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.
  • Bake at 400 for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan onto a wire rack. Combine the glaze ingredients and drizzle over the warm muffins. These are best served warm - enjoy!