Lemon Pound Cake Donuts

We made lemon pound cake before. But this time, I change some ingredients and make different shape lemon pound cake for you. Moreover, we can make various flavors at a time. Let’s do it.

YIELD: 6~8 Donuts | Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Lemon Pound Cake Donuts Ingredients
  1. White sugar 70 g
  2. Lemon zest 1 tablespoon (from 1 medium lemon)
  3. Unsalted butter 80 g
  4. 2 eggs
  5. Cake flour (Low Protein Flour) 90 g
  6. Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon
  7. Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon
  8. Lemon juice 5 c.c.
  9. Salt 1/4 teaspoon
  10. Sugar-free yogurt 60 g

Tools & Equipment

Hand Mixer

Breville BHM800SIL Handy Mix Scraper Hand Mixer, Silver

Grater (Zester)

Microplane 46020 Premium Classic Series Zester Grater

Instructions

1. First, zest the lemon with a grater in a mixing bowl.

2. Add white sugar in the mixing bowl. Rub the lemon zest and sugar together between your fingers until the sugar is grainy. Place aside.

zest the lemon
Rub the lemon zest and sugar together

3. Sift cake flour and add baking powder, baking soda in another bowl. Place aside.

Sift cake flour

4. Add the butter into the mixing bowl and beat the butter with a hand mixer on medium-low speed until fluffy. Add the sugar mixture into the bowl and continue beat on medium speed until mix well.

add the butter
beat the butter
Add the sugar mixture
continue beat on medium speed until mix well.

5. Add the 2 eggs (one at a time). Beat on low speed and mix evenly. Preheat the oven to 340°F (170°C).

Add the eggs

6. Add the yogurt, lemon juice, and salt. Add 1/2 cake flour mixture in the bowl. Using the rubber spatula, gently stir the flour mixture. Again, add the rest of the cake flour and beat the flour mixture until mix well.

Add the yogurt
add lemon juice
Add 1/2 the cake flour mixture
stir the flour mixture

7. Transfer the batter into a piping bag fitted with a piping tip. Add into the prepared donut mold. Tap the mold 2 or 3 times to release air bubbles and smooth top. Put the mold in the baking tray. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 ~ 45 minutes or until a toothpick (or knife) inserted into the center comes out clean.

Transfer the batter into a piping bag
cut the bag
Add into the prepared donut mold
Tap the mold
Bake in the preheated oven for 40 ~ 45 minutes

8. Remove the mold from the oven and place it on a table to cool for about 10 minutes.

Remove the mold from the oven
Lemon Pound Cake Donuts in dish

9. Serve the lemon pound cake. (You can brush lemon glaze or sprinkle some sugar on the surface)

Finish and enjoy

brush lemon glaze or sprinkle some sugar on the surface