A thick slice of lemon pound cake and a cup of strong coffee is one of my favorite things on earth. It’s the perfect afternoon snack, and if I had my way, it’s what I’d have in front of me every day around 3 p.m. Today, I’ll show you how to make my favorite pound cake. It’s soft and tender, but will still cut nicely into those thick slices. Lemon zest and juice guarantee a solid lemony flavor, while the sweet glaze poured over the top just gilds the lily. Whether you’re making this for a quiet afternoon treat or to take to a party, I think this lemon pound cake will make you very happy.