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Lemon Pound Cake with Strawberries


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • ½ cup fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg or ¼ cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon pound
  • 3 pints strawberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat an 8x4-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In medium bowl stir together sour cream, milk, sugar, oil, egg, lemon juice and lemon peel. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture until well combined.
  4. Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Let cake cool 20 minutes before removing from pan; cool completely before serving.
  6. Slice the strawberries into a bowl. Sprinkle lightly with sugar or sugar substitute.
  7. Slice cake into 16 slices and top each serving with strawberries.