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southern sour cream pound cake
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Southern Sour Cream Pound Cake

SOUTHERN SOUR CREAM POUND CAKE! VELVETY SOFT USING SIMPLE, OLD-FASHIONED INGREDIENTS! A TRUE CLASSIC!
Course cake, Dessert
Cuisine American, southern
Keyword how to make, moist, pound cake, sour cream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 1 cake
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter 3 sticks
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease and flour a bundt pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar just until creamy on low speed.
  • Mix in eggs one at a time.
  • Mix in vanilla extract.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk. (Be sure to mix on low JUST until combined. Overdoing it will result in a cake with streaks)
  • Mix until batter is well combined and fluffy.
  • Mix in sour cream just until combined.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake on middle rack for 90 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cake sit in pan until pan is warm.
  • Remove cake from pan and place on a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  • Serve plain or topped with berries and fresh cream!

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