You are here: Home » Recipes » Apple Pound Cake Apple Pound Cake Kitchen Tested Yield 10 servings Prep 40 mins Cook 80 mins A fancy-dress cake, with a swirl and a glaze. PrintEmail Ingredients Cake:1 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar4 eggs1/2 teaspoon lemon zest2 tablespoons lemon juice1/4 teaspoon baking powder2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups peeled, cored and well chopped tart baking applesCinnamon Swirl:1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 tablespoons flour2 tablespoons butterGlaze:1 cup confectioners' sugar1 tablespoon lemon juice1 to 2 tablespoon milk Instructions Preheat oven to 300F. Generously grease and flour a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan. Cream butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until very fluffy (about 10 minutes). Add eggs one at a time. Mix well. Add lemon zest, juice and baking powder. Fold in flour just until smooth. Stir in apples until evenly blended. To prepare the swirl, combine sugar, cinnamon, flour and butter and stir until smooth. Spoon half the batter into prepared loaf pan. Spoon swirl mixture evenly over top. Cover with remaining cake batter. Bake for 80 to 90 minutes or until golden and center springs to the touch. Set aside to cool. To prepare the glaze, combine confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice and milk. Add more milk or more confectioners’ sugar to reach desired thickness. Glide a knife gently around the edges of the cake and turn onto a small platter. Drizzle glaze on top. Recipe by Mary Carter.