Cinnamon Pound Cake

  • serves 1
Anna Olson
Anna Olson Sugar


37 Ratings
Directions for: Cinnamon Pound Cake



¾ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup sugar

tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp finely grated lemon zest

2 large eggs room temperature

1 ½ cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp baking soda

1 tsp fine salt

½ cup full-fat sour cream


2 Tbsp light brown sugar, packed

1 ½ Tbsp all-purpose flour

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 ½ Tbsp unsalted butter, melted



1. Preheat oven to 325 °F. Grease an 8 ½ by 4 ½ inch loaf pan and dust lightly with flour, tapping out excess.

2. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and lemon zest and add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. In a separate bowl, sift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add half of the flour to the butter mixture, blending gently to incorporate. Stir in sour cream, then blend in remaining flour. Scrape batter into prepared pan.


1. For topping, combine all ingredients to blend and sprinkle on top of cake. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, until a tester inserted of the canter of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool for 20 minutes before turning out to cool completely.

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