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Gluten-Free Tuesday: Buttermilk Pound Cake

[Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]

Since spring hasn't fully arrived in my neck of the woods, strawberry tarts, shortcakes, and other spring-treats aren't coming out of my kitchen. Yet I'm still craving something spring-y. This buttermilk pound cake satisfies my craving. The delicate flavor and lemony icing hints of light spring desserts, while not requiring any unavailable seasonal ingredients. And, of course, if berries are in season where you live, serve some with this cake.

While this loaf is easy to make, paying attention to two things while preparing the batter ensures success every time:

About the author: Elizabeth Barbone of joins us every Tuesday with a new gluten-free recipe. Elizabeth is an alumna of the Culinary Institute of America and Mount Mary College. With her solid professional baking background, Elizabeth is known for creating gluten-free recipes that taste just like their wheat counterparts. She is the author of Easy Gluten-Free Baking.

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