Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3 cups sugar
- 6 eggs
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
- 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
- Confectioners' sugar, optional
- In a bowl, cream butter. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy, about 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream and vanilla. Beat on low just until blended. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 15 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 20 servings.
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.
Reviews for Sour Cream Pound Cake
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"I have been looking for a good pound cake recipe - this summer I tried one with heavy whipping cream, the next with buttermilk, and then this one with sour cream. This one is the keeper!"
"Uh-mazing!!!! So fluffy and moist! I used lemon extract in place of vanilla and per other reviewers, I sugared THEN floured my greased tube pan. The crust is out of-this-world tasty!! Tastes exactly like a danish butter cookie, my favorite. Be sure to mix eggs in individually as directed, the texture is melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Definitely making this again soon!!"
"I typically make a cream cheese pound cake. And it was requested for a birthday get together. However, I was out of cream cheese! Thank goodness for this recipe, it may be a new favorite!"
"Hello, I was wondering if anyone has used this recipe for a wedding cake. I want to use a 7'' pan 3 inches high .. no tube centre. will it cook ok and how long and what temp."
"Made this cake for a 50th birthday party and EVERYBODY went crazy. Love this recipe. (I made a lemon pound cake)"