Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Sour Cream Pound Cake

I worked on a few more things yesterday evening. Here's what I've made so far:

Eggnog Bread
Preacher Cookies
Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies
Sour Cream Pound Cake
Peanut Butter Balls
Snowball Cookies
Sausage Balls
Reindeer Noses

I still need to make:

Mexican Pinwheels (not a cookie)
Potato Chip cookies (I'm still looking for a good recipe so they are on the back burner for now.)
Peanut Butter Balls (My first batch won't be enough to last through Christmas)

Featured today is my Sour Cream Pound Cake recipe. I don't remember where I got this recipe but I've been making it for the last 11 years.

Here's what you need:

1 cup butter, softened
3 cups sugar
6 eggs
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup sour cream
3 cups all purpose flour

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one.

Mix baking soda and vanilla with sour cream; add alternately with flour and mix well.

Pour into a greased & floured 10" tube pan. (I used 4 mini loaf pans plus one regular loaf pan.)

Bake @ 325 for 1 hour 20 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Dust with confectioners sugar if desired.

If you are interested in any of the other recipes that I don't have a link for just let me know!

Sorry for the late post but I had a small scare last night. I woke up around 5 because my heart felt like it was literally beating out of my chest...it was very quick and erratic. I got up, moved around and thought it would go away. It didn't subside until after 7:30 this morning so I thought it was best to go to the doctor this morning. She said my EKG looks good and if it happens again she will monitor it with one of those 24 hours devices.

For those wondering, I didn't go to the emergency room because I didn't have any other issues. No pain, no shortness of breath or nausea. Just the erratic heartbeat. So I'm okay now and I just hope it was a fluke. I am prone to weird ailments so hopefully I can add this to that list.


Lump said...

lady you are a cooking and baking like crazy! and everything sounds so damn good.

Candice said...

Yummy!!! I wish I was talented in the dessert department. Then again, maybe it's good that I'm not. ;)

By the way, next time your heart does that get your butt to the ER pronto. No bueno!

Preston said...

Glad you're ok. Sometimes it's just stress and the holidays can certainly be stressful. Here's wishing you and your family a very Merry and Healthy Christmas and New Year!

Veggie Mom said...

Wow...this is downright sinful, gal!

Kat said...

I can't believe you are still baking!

And the heart thing...I hope it was just a fluke, too. Scary!!

Denise said...

Oh my! Thank goodness you're okay!!! My heart races sometimes to but never for that long. It would freak me out. Maybe you're baking too much. You better send some of those baked goods my way.

Just trying to be a good friend! Although if I was a "good" friend I would have read this post earlier!!!

Shannon said...

Whew! Let's just hope it was the stress of the holidays and nothing else! Glad to hear you're ok!!!