Sour Cream Pound Cake | Thanksgiving Dessert

Sour cream pound cake \ Thanksgiving Dessert

Delight your family and friends on this Thanksgiving with this Moist Sour cream pound cake. This recipe is adapted from the cook book " Joy of Cooking".


  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup sugar


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.In another bowl combine sour cream and vanilla extract. In a large bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks , one at a time.Add the flour mixture alternating with sour cream mixture. Using clean beaters , beat in a large bowl on medium speed egg whites adding cream of tartar. Gradually add sugar .beat until peaks are soft not dry.Using a rubber spatula fold in one-quarter of the egg whites into the sour cream mixture, then fold in the remaining whites.Bake in loaf pan or tube pan until a tooth pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Let cool in the pan on a rack for 10 minutes.


  1. Lovely Cake,love the texture and the presentation..close up pics adipoli

  2. Cake looks extremely soft,spongy and fabulous.

  3. Lovely pound cake Vrinda..wish i can grab a slice.

  4. Adipoli vrindechi..So soft and tempting..

  5. Super moist pound cake, perfect slices :-)

  6. Inviting cake... Love to taste this right away !!!

  7. Perfect slices and nice presentation Vrinda.

  8. wow..beautiful pound cake...lovely pic...:)



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