Grandmother Paul's Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Moderate

Time: 90 MINUTES

5 ratings
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  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 lb (2 sticks) butter


Preheat oven to 325°.


In a large mixing bowl, combine and cream the butter, sugar and add the sour cream. Sift the baking soda and flour together. Add the sifted flour to the creamed mixture alternating with eggs, beating each egg one at a time. Add the vanilla and pour the mixture into a greased and floured 10- inch tube pan. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes.

Grandmother Paul's Sour Cream Pound Cake


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5 Reviews

Steve 3/13/2016
My favorite cake

My favorite cake recipe. I've filled it with raspberry filling and iced with buttercream. I've also flavored it with rum and made a glaze as for a southern butter bake and glazed it as one would for butter cake. And I've served it plain and it's just the perfect cake every time.

Giselle 3/4/2016
I love making th

I love making this cake for Teas. It's really flavorful. I also added Lemon zest.

Ruth 12/23/2015
Can anyone tell

Can anyone tell me what kind of flour this recipe uses? Self-rising? All Purpose? or Cake flour?

Marsha 2/24/2015
The best pound

The best pound cake ever

kimberly 11/4/2014
I make this poun

I make this pound and everyone loved it! My Mom even requested me to fix it for our Christmas dinner dessert. Thanks, Ms.Paula!

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