Mama’s Secret Sour Cream Pound Cake with Strawberries and Whipped Cream

Mama’s Secret Sour Cream Pound Cake with Strawberries and Whipped CreamMama’s Secret Sour Cream Pound Cake with Strawberries and Whipped Cream


This is a very old recipe that my Mother had written down many years ago. It is very delicious !!
Cake Ingredients:
  • ½ pound butter (2 sticks) don’t use margarine
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla flavoring
  • 2 teaspoons Almond flavoring
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons granulated or powdered sugar

Cake Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Add the egg yolks, sour cream, almond flavoring and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  4. Sift the flour and baking soda together then add to the cream mixture a cup at a time and mix until blended well.
  5. In another large mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and then gently fold into the batter.
  6. Pour the mixture into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  7. Bake for 1 hour 30 minutes or until cake tests done. (insert a toothpick in the center of cake. If it comes out clean it is done.)
  1. Clean the strawberries, removing the green stem, slicing them and placing in a bowl. Sprinkle the ¼ cup sugar on top, cover and let sit for about an hour. Stir carefully.
Whipped Cream:
  1. Chill the cream, bowl and beaters about an hour in the freezer or refrigerator.
  2. Add chilled cream, 2 teaspoons granulated or powdered sugar to the bowl, beat on high speed until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted out of the bowl.
  3. Yields: 2 cups whipped cream.
Serve: Spoon strawberries on top of a slice of pound cake and top with whipped cream.


About LindaS

Love to cook and share my culinary experiences. This blog is filled with recipes that were used by my mother and grandmother for 60 years or more. Lived in Dallas, Texas my entire life.
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