Cornmeal Pound Cake

Cornmeal Pound Cake Recipe

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Diane Hughes


This one is unusual but my family loves it. I don't remember where I got it but it was in 1992.
My Mama asked me to bake it for her a lot.


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  • 1 1/2 c
    soft butter
  • 3 c
    superfine sugar, pulse in blender or buy at package store
  • 6 large
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 1/2 c
    plain flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    plain cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Cornmeal Pound Cake


  1. 325* oven. 2 9x5 loaf pans or a bundt pan greased and floured.
  2. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Stir sour cream, vanilla, and brandy together and mix in well.
  3. Sift flour, soda, salt and cornmeal together.
    Add dry mix to wet in thirds, blending only until just mixed after each addition.
  4. Bake for 1 hour or until cake tests done. Cool in pan for 10 min. before turning out.
  5. I've never frosted this cake. We just eat it plain.

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About Cornmeal Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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