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the BEST homemade Pound Cake recipe

Cook Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 large eggs or 3 medium eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

Instructions

  • Let eggs, butter, and sour cream come to room temperature (about 45 minutes)
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the butter with the eggs and sour cream.
  • Add remaining ingredients and beat just until well mixed.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured loaf pan (or a 9 by 9 inch square)
  • Bake in a 325 degree oven for 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes clean.
  • Cool before serving.