Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 12
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Ingredients:

3 cups cake flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter -- room temperature
3 cups sugar
6 large eggs -- room temperature
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 cup sour cream
 

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease 16-cup tube pan. Dust pan with cake flour; tap out excess flour. Sift flour, baking soda and salt into medium bowl. Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl at medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add sugar and beat 5 minutes. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating just until combined after each addition. Beat in lemon juice and peel. Using rubber spatula, mix in dry ingredients. Mix in sour cream. Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake cake until tester inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour 30 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on rack 15 minutes. Cut around cake in pan. Turn out cake. Carefully turn cake right side up on rack and cool completely. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Wrap in foil and let stand at room temperature.)

 

Nutritional Information:

503 Calories (kcal); 22g Total Fat; (38% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 73g Carbohydrate; 143mg Cholesterol; 182mg Sodium


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