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Old Fashioned Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe | Moist and Delicious
This sour cream pound cake is a beloved classic that has been enjoyed for generations. Made with simple ingredients like butter, sugar, eggs, and sour cream, this cake has a dense, tender crumb and a tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with a dusting of powdered sugar or a dollop of whipped cream. It’s easy to make and versatile enough to serve for breakfast, dessert, or as a snack with a cup of coffee or tea. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or just want to enjoy a comforting treat, this old-fashioned sour cream pound cake is sure to satisfy.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
3 cups sugar
1 cup butter
6 eggs, separated
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 cup sour cream
3 cups all-purpose flour, sift before measuring
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cream together sugar and butter, add the egg yolks one at time; beat well after each addition. Blend in vanilla, lemon juice and sour cream.
Into a separate bowl, sift sifted flour, salt, and soda. Add sifted dry ingredients to batter; beat well. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
Fold egg whites into the cake batter. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake at 300° for about 1-1/2 hours or until cake tests done.