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Millie's Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Sikes
Added: Sunday, January 25, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter (softened)
3 cups sugar
3 cups cake flour (sifted)
1 8 (oz.) sour cream
1/4 tsp. baking soda
6 eggs (at room temperature)
1 tsp. almond flavoring
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes or until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating 5 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until yellow disappears.

Combine flour and baking soda. Add to butter mixture alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low speed after each addition just until blended. Stir in vanilla and almond flavoring. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan.

Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe has been a favorite in "The Sikes' family" for years. I once took this cake to the Hughes Lake House and it was voted the best! Thanks to Millie for sharing this delicious recipe that I continue to share with friends and family.

 

 

 

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