Meyer Lemon Pistachio Pound Cake

I just love Meyer Lemons, they come in second only to Lemons from the Amalfi Coast….sigh, How I miss Italy! But when life gives you Meyer Lemons, you don’t complain you bake! I hate to admit that I’ve never been a big fan of Pound Cake, the ones I’ve had were usually to dense, or too dry, but...


  • 2 Meyer lemons
  • 11/2 cups cake flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter softened
  • 1½ cups superfine sugar*
  • 3 eggs, warmed for 10 minutes in hot tap water before using
  • ½ cup Greek Yogurt (full fat) at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoons Meyer lemon zest
  • ½ cup salted pistachios
  • 1½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • juice from one meyer lemon and one lime
  • zest from one meyer lemon and one lime


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