• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Best Pound Cake Ever (aka Mary Jo Bowen’s Pound Cake)

    Ingredients

    • 8 oz (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cool room temp
    • 3 cups (600g) superfine sugar, divided use
    • 6 large eggs, separated, cool room temp
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon pure almond extract
    • 1 cup (8 1/2 oz) sour cream, cool room temp
    • 3 cups (300g) sifted cake flour -- updated from 330, I found 300 works better
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 620 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 39.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 75.92%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 200 mg 66.58%
    • Sodium: 328 mg 13.65%
    • Calcium: 56 mg 5.56%
    • Potassium: 50 mg 1.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.1%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 92 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.78%
    • Sugar: 59 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 18.14%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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