Mom’s Sour Cream Poundcake recipe
Since I was little, this is the cake I request for my birthday. Mom mails one to me every year. We requested it for our wedding cake. This is the ur cake. This is the platonic ideal of cake.
- 2 sticks butter
- 3 c. sugar
- 3 c. plain flour
- 1 c. sour cream
- 1/4 tsp. baking soda
- 6 eggs separated
- 2 tsp. orange extract
- 2 tsp. lemon extract
Cream butter and sugar lightly. Add sour cream; mix soda, 1/2 c. flour and add; mix thoroughly. Add unbeaten egg yolks and remaining flour alternately. Lastly, beat whites light and fold them into other mixture — never beat them in.
Pour into funnel cake pan. Have bottom of pan covered with waxed paper and sides well greased. Bake in 325-degree oven for 1 1/4 hours. Never open door before this amount of time is up — then look. If cake needs more baking, do so.