Cake Lemon Pound


Serving Size:
1 slice

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis


  • 1–1/2 cups butter
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup  low fat milk, lukewarm
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
  2. Grease and flour a tube pan.
  3. Using a mixer, cream butter and sugar together.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each egg is added.
  5. Fold in flour, lukewarm milk and extracts.
  6. Pour batter into a greased tube pan and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Use a larger capacity tube or bundt pan.
  • This recipe is not recommended for people with diabetes due to the high carbohydrate content.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 398

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 54 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 30 mg

Sodium 129 mg

Potassium 77 mg

Phosphorus 70 mg

Calcium 30 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 3 fat
  • 1–1/2 high calorie

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