Old Fashioned Sour Cream Pound Cake



3 cups sugar

1 cup butter

6 eggs, separated

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 cup sour cream

3 cups all-purpose flour, sift before measuring

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt


Cream together sugar and butter, add the egg yolks one at time; beat well after each addition. Blend in vanilla, lemon juice and sour cream.

Into a separate bowl, sift sifted flour, salt, and soda. Add sifted dry ingredients to batter; beat well. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.

Fold egg whites into the cake batter. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake at 300° for about 1-1/2 hours or until cake tests done.



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