Lemon Thyme Cake with Lemon Glaze {Gluten Free}

Lemon Thyme Cake

It’s officially our first birthday here at Sassy Southern Yankee!!! We wanted to take a moment to say “Thank YOU” for all of your love and support this past year.  In honor of our first birthday we wanted to do something special for our readers!

Since we can’t share a piece of our birthday cake with you we thought we would include you in on the fun another way! First we wanted to share this delicious and moist Lemon Thyme pound cake, and second we wanted to give away a few prizes.  Let us know what your favorite Birthday Cake is in the comments below and be entered to win one of these (4) beautiful cookbooks.  See Below for details. ***giveaway is now CLOSED***

Cookbook Giveaway

Ingredients for Cake:

2 Sticks Butter, Softened

2 Cups Granulated Sugar

5 Eggs, room temperature

1 Cup Buttermilk

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

3 Cups Gluten Free Flour Blend

2 Lemons (juice and zest reserved)

2 Sprigs Fresh Lemon Thyme (more for garnish)

 

For Glaze:

1 Lemon, juiced and zested

2 Cups Icing Sugar

 

Pre-heat the oven to 350* and grease and “flour” a bunt pan or two loaf pans.

Using your stand up mixer cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy.  Add the lemon juice, lemon zest and then add one egg at a time until they are all incorporated.  Add the baking powder and soda.

Lemon Thyme Cake

Next add the Gluten Free Flour and Buttermilk alternating 1 Cup flour then 1/2 of the buttermilk until combined.  Stir in the fresh lemon thyme.  Pour the batter into the greased and floured pan.

Lemon Thyme Cake

Bake for 50 min or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.  Remove from oven and allow the cake to cool in the pan for about 10 min.  Turn cake out onto a wire rack to continue to cool.

To make the glaze just combine the icing sugar and lemon juice until smooth.  Once the cake is cooled drizzle the glaze over the cake and garnish with extra lemon zest and fresh lemon thyme if desired.

Lemon thyme Cake

 

How to enter the cookbook give away~ Simply leave a comment after this post on Sassy Southern Yankee!

**Tell me, what’s your favorite Birthday Cake or Birthday Meal?**

Want another entry? If you follow Sassy Southern Yankee on Facebook, leave a second comment and let me know! If you follow my Twitter feed (@SasySouthrnYank), leave yet another! The winner will be chosen via a random number generator software program, so each comment will serve as a separate entry. Each individual may have no more than three entries (assuming main comment, Twitter and Facebook comments/entries are all utilized). Make sure you leave separate comments if you’re a Facebook and/or Twitter follower to up your chances!

The Nitty Gritty Important Stuff:

– The giveaway is only open to US residents who are 18 years of age or older.

– Entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on Saturday, November 15th, 2014. ***Giveaway is now CLOSED***

– The winner will be chosen at random and contacted via the contact email left with the winning comment. The winner will be asked for their name, age and mailing address. If the winner does not respond by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 with the requested information, a new winner will be chosen.

– The winner will be announced on Sassy Southern Yankee, Facebook, and Twitter on Sunday, November 16th, 2014.

GOOD LUCK!

Lemon Thyme Cake with Lemon Glaze {Gluten Free} and Cookbook Giveaway!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Cake
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Serves: 12
 
Lemon Thyme cake with Lemon Glaze is like a a bit of sunshine in each bite. Light, fresh and delicious! It makes the perfect dessert for those heavy meals.
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for Cake:
  • 2 Sticks Butter, Softened
  • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 5 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 3 Cups Gluten Free Flour Blend
  • 2 Lemons (juice and zest reserved)
  • 2 Sprigs Fresh Lemon Thyme (more for garnish)
  • For Glaze:
  • 1 Lemon, juiced and zested
  • 2 Cups Icing Sugar
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350* and grease and "flour" a bunt pan or two loaf pans.
  2. Using your stand up mixer cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the lemon juice, lemon zest and then add one egg at a time until they are all incorporated. Add the baking powder and soda.
  3. Next add the Gluten Free Flour and Buttermilk alternating 1 Cup flour then ½ of the buttermilk until combined. Stir in the fresh lemon thyme. Pour the batter into the greased and floured pan.
  4. Bake for 50 min or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted. Remove from oven and allow the cake to cool in the pan for about 10 min. Turn cake out onto a wire rack to continue to cool.
  5. To make the glaze just combine the icing sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Once the cake is cooled drizzle the glaze over the cake and garnish with extra lemon zest and fresh lemon thyme if desired.

 

24 comments

  1. detroitduchess says:

    That looks great! I just “stole” my mom’s bundt pan so maybe I will try this in the next few weeks.

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