English Pound Cake

"A dense pound cake with three flavors--vanilla, orange and almond."
English Pound Cake English Pound Cake
English Pound Cake English Pound Cake
English Pound Cake English Pound Cake
  • Serves
  • Prep
    20 m
  • Cook
    1 h 10 m
  • Ready In
    1 h 30 m
  • Difficulty
  • Nutritions


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  • 2
    Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. It should be noticeably lighter in color. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla, orange and almond extracts. Blend in the flour mixture, alternating with the sour cream, until fully incorporated. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 4
    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 70 minutes. Allow cake to cool on rack before removing from pan to cool completely.


  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 6 eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
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A source: Allrecipes.com

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