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Plain Sour Cream Cake

Raven Higheagle


This is pretty much a Pound Cake recipe. I have no idea why my Meema called it Plain.


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Serves at least 10
15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1/2 lb
    butter, at room temperature
  • 2 3/4 c
  • 6 large
    eggs at room temperature
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 (8 oz) pkg
    sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 tsp
    orange flavoring

How to Make Plain Sour Cream Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Butter and flour a tube pan.
  2. Mix the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well between each egg.
  4. Sift flour with salt and baking soda.
  5. Add sifted flour mixture alternately with sour cream, starting with flour and ending with flour. Beat well.
  6. Stir in the lemon extract and orange flavoring.
  7. Bake in prepared tube pan for 1 1/2 hours or until toothpick comes out clean.

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