Sour Cream Pound Cake with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Sour Cream Pound Cake With Fresh Strawberry Sauce

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Susan Pagano


I found this recipe in a magazine years ago and everyone loves it so much that I am requested to bring it to all parties. I prefer making the recipe in loaf pans as it seems to serve more easily. I usually have fresh whipped cream (with a bit of almond extract) for those who might like to add it.


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12 to 16 slices
1 Hr
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cardamon or nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    softened, unsalted butter
  • 6
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    sour cream

  • 3 Tbsp
    strawberry preserves
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    grand marnier or additional orange juice
  • 4 c
    sliced strawberries
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice

How to Make Sour Cream Pound Cake with Fresh Strawberry Sauce


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350
  2. Grease and flour 12 cup bundt cake or 2 bread pans
  3. Whisk together, in medium bowl, flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg (or cardamom), baking soda
  4. Beat together, on medium speed in a large bowl, sugar and butter until well blended and smooth
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition (mixture will appear curdled)
  6. Beat in sugar.
  7. At low speed beat in flour mixture in 3 parts alternating with sour cream, in 2 parts -- ending with flour mix
  8. Spoon patter into prepared pan(s) smoothing the top
  9. Bake for 1 hour and 10-15 minutes until golden brown and tester comes out clean
  10. Cool in pan(s) on wire rack for 10-15 minutes
  11. Run knife around edges and invert onto wire racks
  12. Cool completely
  13. Sauce
  14. Heat preserves, orange juice and Grand Marnier in a medium, Pyrex bowl, until warm and preserves melted
  15. Stir in lemon juice and strawberries
  16. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour or refrigerate up to 8 hours to blend flavors
  17. When serving spoon sauce over cake slices
  18. Cover and store at room temperature

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About Sour Cream Pound Cake with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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