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Lemon Pound Cake Muffins are made with basic ingredients like butter, sugar, flour and then topped with a delicious lemon glaze. These pound cake muffins are soft, slightly dense, but delicious and loaded with amazing flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Muffins, Snack/ Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 267kcal


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp lemon extract
  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sour cream


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • Prep: Begin by getting the oven preheating to 400 degrees F. Next, grease or line a muffin pan with paper or silicon cups.
  • Batter: In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar using an electric mixer. Then, beat in the eggs and lemon extract until combined.
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk to combine the flour, salt, and baking soda. Proceed to add the dry mixture to the bowl of wet ingredients and mix to combine. After that, add in the sour cream and mix again until combined.
  • Bake: Continue to fill each cup of the muffin cup 3/4 of the way full with the batter. Place the muffins in the preheated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted into the center and come out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the pan and placing them onto a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • Make Glaze: In a medium size bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until the mixture is thick and smooth. Proceed to drizzle the glaze over the top of the muffins using a spoon. Serve slightly warm and enjoy!


Lemon Pound Cake Muffins are so simple to make, you can whip up a batch quickly and easily. These pound cake muffins are a wonderful treat for any time of day, for breakfast, snack or dessert! 


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 336IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg