1 pound Flour = 4 cups
1 pound Sugar = 2 cups
1 pound Butter = 4 sticks
1/2 teaspoon Lemon Extract
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a large mixing bowl. Cream the butter and sugar to the texture of whipped cream. Add one egg at a time until 5 have been added, beating each egg 2 1/2 minutes. Add the others 2 at a time, beating 2 1/2 minutes. Add lemon extract. Fold in flour, a cup at a time. Grease and flour cake, bundt or loaf pan. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
This recipe made 2 loaf pans and a 5 inch cake pan full!
1½ cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 lemon, finely zested
In a small bowl mix the confectioners sugar, lemon juice and zest together until well blended. Use a toothpick or skewer, poke holes in the cake for the glaze to soak into.
Using a large spoon, spoon the glaze onto the cake and spread it around using the back of the spoon.