This easy sour cream pound cake is a wonderful dessert or snack at any time of year! Moist and delicious! Old-fashioned recipes like this never get old and this lovely cake makes a spectacular dessert with little effort.
Today’s Sour Cream Pound Cake recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty dessert cake. This recipe is very simple, but the result is a lovely cake!
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Why This Recipe?
Sometimes there is nothing like a good pound cake to just fulfill your sweet tooth. Back in the day, a pound cake was made with a pound of each, flour, sugar, eggs, and butter. I promise you this one is lighter but is sooooooo good! I like to serve mine with fresh whipped cream and berries, but y0u could also serve plain or with a light icing.
Pound cakes are great at any time of year. I tend to make them more during fall and winter because when it is cold, I love baking.
What to serve with Sour Cream Pound Cake?
One thing I love about pound cake is how versatile it is. You can enjoy it on its own or with:
- Jelly or Jam
- Fresh fruit
- Whipped cream
- Hazelnut Spread
- Caramel Sauce
- Chocolate Sauce
- Buttercream icing
- Ice cream
How to make Sour Cream Pound Cake
The full recipe is below, but the major steps are:
- Combine sugar and butter.
- Cream until fluffy.
- Add eggs one at a time.
- Add dry ingredients.
- Add sour cream.
- Pour into prepared pan and bake.
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Sour Cream Pound Cake recipe
- 3 sticks salted butter, softened
- 3 cups sugar
- 6 eggs
- 3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 325° F. Prepare a bundt pan with butter or shortening and dusting of flour.
2. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until well blended.
3. Add eggs and mix.
4. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt, and baking soda.
5. Add dry ingredients to butter mixture and add sour cream and vanilla.
6. Bake for 1 hour and 20-30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
7. Let cool 10 minutes before removing.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 slice
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 472Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 955mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 0gSugar: 51gProtein: 4g
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