Nana's sour cream pound cake

francine bryson


It took me 43 years to get the nerve to make a pound cake and after looking through an over 60 yr old recipe collection of my nana's. I did it and I must say I will be making more!


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  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    Crisco shorting
  • 3 c
  • 5
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 3 c
    self-rising flour (sifted)
  • 1/4 c
    whole milk
  • 2 tsp
    butternut extract

How to Make Nana's sour cream pound cake


  1. Preheat oven 325 cream butter, Crisco, sugar till smooth and pale add eggs one at a time , add flour a little at a time add milk, sour cream and butternut (don't over mix) pour in greased bundt pan bake 1 hour & 5 mins or till golden brown.
  2. Glaze optional - 2 c powdered sugar, 1 tsp vanilla, 3 Tbsp milk; mix well. Pour over cake or dust with powdered sugar.

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About Nana's sour cream pound cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Pound Cake

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