Old-fashioned Sour Cream Pound Cake

Old-fashioned Sour Cream Pound Cake


  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sift before measuring
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Mix the butter and sugar together, then add the egg yolks one at a time and beat well after each addition.
Blend in vanilla, lemon juice and sour cream.

-Sift the flour, salt, and soda into a separate bowl.
Mix well after adding the dry ingredients that have been sifted.
Beat the egg whites in a separate bowl until stiff peaks form.

Mix the whites of the eggs into the cake batter.
Pour into a tube pan that has been greased and dusted with flour. Bake at 300° for about 1 1/2 hours, or until the cake is done.

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