Toasted Pound Cake with Lemon Sauce

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This versatile lemon sauce is also great over bread pudding, gingerbread or waffles.

Toasted Pound Cake with Lemon Sauce

Makes: 2 servings

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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 2 slices reduced-fat pound cake, toasted


  1. Combine sugar, lemon zest and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Gradually whisk in lemon juice and water. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Simmer until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat and whisk in butter. Serve over pound cake.


Per serving: 210 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 45 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 1 g fiber; 194 mg sodium; 74 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 3 other carbohydrate

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