Pecan Sour Cream Pound Cake (tnt) Recipe

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Pecan Sour Cream Pound Cake (TNT)

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

Carole Resnick, the author won 1st place at the Ohio State Fair with this recipe in 1993. If you like, you can substitute 1 cup of the flour with 1 cup chopped pecans.


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Ingredients

1/4 cup chopped pecans
3 cups cake flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup unsalted butter
3 cups white sugar
6 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sour cream

FROSTING:

1 cup confectioners' sugar
3 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt or tube pan. Sprinkle pecans on bottom of pan; set aside. Sift together flour, salt, and baking soda into a medium bowl; set aside
2
In a large bowl, cream butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with sour cream. Pour batter over pecans in prepared pan.
3
Bake in the preheated oven for 75 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 20 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
4
To prepare the glaze: In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, orange juice and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Drizzle over cake while still warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes