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Homemade Sour Cream Pound Cake

Homemade Sour Cream Pound Cake – A classic recipe that requires few ingredients but is huge on sweet creamy vanilla flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade sour cream pound cake
Servings: 16
Calories: 391kcal


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven 325 degrees F.
  • With an electric mixer cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • Add in eggs mixing well.
  • Mix in sour cream until incorporated.
  • Whisk flour and baking soda together and add slowly into butter mixture.
  • Mix in vanilla extract.
  • Pour cake mixture into a greased tube pan or a couple of loaf pans.
  • Bake 325 degrees F. for about 1 hour or until a cake tester comes out clean. Allow cooling 15 minutes before serving. 


*This cake also freezes well and will still be moist and flavorful when it is thawed out.


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.5mg