Old-Fashioned Pound Cake
Recipe from Midwest Living

This rich, moist cake with its crispy, sugar-browned crust is delicious warm from the oven.



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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    butter
  • 6   
    eggs
  • 1  8  ounce carton 
    dairy sour cream
  • 3   cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 3   cups 
    sugar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  •  
    Fresh strawberries and blackberries (optional)
Directions
1.
Allow butter, eggs, and sour cream to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan. Set aside.
2.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour and baking soda; set aside.
3.
In a large mixer bowl, beat butter with a stand mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, beating about 10 minutes or until very light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
4.
Add vanilla. Add flour mixture and sour cream alternately to egg mixture, beating on low to medium speed after each addition until just combined. Spread batter in the prepared pan.
5.
Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 1-1/2 hours or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in a pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool thoroughly on a wire rack. If you like, garnish with fresh berries. Makes 16 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 433, Fat, total (g) 22, chol. (mg) 132, carb. (g) 55, sodium (mg) 226, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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