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How to Make Old-Fashioned Pound Cake

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By Edited Aug 27, 2015 1 1

This old-fashioned pound cake is delicious by itself,
but when you add some fresh fruit, it's a great
summertime anytime treat.

Old-Fashioned Pound Cake

Things You Will Need

2-3/4 cups white sugar
3-cups all-purpose flour
1-teaspoon baking soda
Combine the above 3 ingredients and set aside.
1-cup butter
6 eggs
1-cup sour cream
1/2-teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2-teaspoon orange extract
1/2-teaspoon lemon extract
8 to 9 cup bundt pan
large bowl and electric mixer

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour bundt pan.

Step 2

In the large bowl, cream the butter with the mixer until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one. Add the sour cream and the extracts. Combine well. Now add the flour, sugar and baking soda mixture. Blend at low speed of the mixture until the batter is smooth.

Step 3

Pour into the bundt pan and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for about 30 minutes. Invert on to serving plate and cool completely.

Tips & Warnings

Tip: Can use just one of the extracts, as long as it measures to the 1-1/2 teaspoon. ie, use just lemon, orange, vanilla, almond, etc. My favorite is vanilla, almond and lemon. By changing out the extracts each time you'll come up with a different flavor cake each time.


Jun 1, 2010 9:37pm
will have to try this old-fashioned pond cake recipe, sour cream addtion is interesting
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