A dense pound cake with 3 flavors – vanilla, orange and almond.
English Pound Cake
- 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup butter
- 3 cups white sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 6 eggs
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
2 In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in the sour cream, vanilla, orange and almond extracts. Add eggs one at a time, alternating with flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Pour batter into prepared 10 inch tube pan.
3 Bake in the preheated oven for 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.