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Just Right Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Batts
Added: Thursday, May 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks of butter
6 eggs
3 cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Grease and flour a tube pan, preheat oven to 350 Cream the butter thoroughly in a mixer, add eggs gradually one at a time, continue to beat the butter. allow at least 1 minute between adding each egg. Add the sugar and beat more, in a small bowl mix the sour cream and baking soda, add this to the egg mixture a little at a time, alternating with the flour, beating all the time. Finally add vanilla, pour batter into prepared tube pan, tape the pan on counter several times to eliminate air pockets in the batter. Bake for 1 hour

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 large pound cake
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a personal favorite of the Hall/Batts family. We take it to the beach every summer and always have one around for the holidays

 

 

 

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