What Is a Recipe for Sour Cream Pound Cake?


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One recipe for sour cream pound cake is Food Network's Grandmother Paula's Sour Cream Pound Cake. This recipe takes about 25 minutes to prepare and serves eight to 10 people.

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To make the Sour Cream Pound Cake, start by creaming together 1/2 pound butter and 3 cups of sugar until smooth. Stir in 1 cup sour cream until mixed well. Separately, sift together 3 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda.

Add the dry ingredients to the sour cream mixture, alternating with six eggs, added one at a time. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla, then add the batter to a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake for an hour and 20 minutes at 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

For a Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake, sift together 3 cups cake flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Separately, beat 1 cup room temperature butter until creamy, then gradually add in 3 cups sugar. Beat in six eggs, one at a time, then add in 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, then mix in 1 cup sour cream. Pour batter into a greased and floured 16-cup tube pan and bake for 90 minutes at 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

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