Sour Cream Cake

Sour Cream Cake


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Sour cream adds a delicious moist tang to a pound cake. This is very easy to make and perfect for serving to guests with tea or coffee.


Serves: 16 

  • 500g butter, softened
  • 3 cups (660g) white sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 cups (375g) plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar for dusting

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:1hour20min  ›  Ready in:1hour35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 25cm ring tin.
  2. In a large bowl cream together the butter and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, bicarb soda, salt and nutmeg; mix into the batter just until smooth. Stir in sour cream. Spoon batter into the prepared tin and spread evenly.
  3. Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool for at least 10 minutes before inverting pan onto a plate and tapping out the cake. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

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