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Sour Cream Pound Cake (Grandmother's) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Molly Graham
Added: Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter, softened
3 c. sugar
6 eggs, separated
1 c. sour cream
1/4 tsp vanilla
3 c. flour, all-purpose
1/4 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Using mixer, cream butter and sugar. Then add egg yolks, one at a time, and mix thoroughly. Add sour cream and vanilla and mix. On a paper towel, sift flour with baking soda. Add to mixture and beat until mixed well. In a smaller mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold into batter. Grease and flour your pans. (Mother always cut wax paper for the bottom of the pan to make sure it came out easily. Pour batter into tube pan or loaf pans for smaller, individual cakes.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was originally given to mother by Aunt Patty (Batts). As you can see from the recipe card written by mother, it has been used repeatedly and is now barely legible. Hence, the inspiration for this cookbook and the desire to not lose these family favorite recipes.

 

 

 

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