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Sour Cream Loaves

Cinnamon and nutmeg lend just the right amount of flavor to these moist mini loaves. Sometimes I use the batter to make muffins instead. —Joyce Lemkuil, Branson, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 mini loaves (6 slices each)


  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and 2/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream.
  • Pour into two 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 221 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 264mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.

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