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augusta national sour cream pound cake

Augusta National Sour Cream Pound Cake

Gina Dickson
The famous Augusta National Sour Cream Pound Cake is the pinnacle of southern pound cake recipes. It's a simple yet perfect sweet pound cake that is very moist with a smooth sweet buttery flavor.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 272 kcal


  • 1 cup butter soften to room temperature *only use real butter!
  • 2 2/3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 8 ounce sour cream
  • 3 cups flour plain
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

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  • Cream butter and sugar well in a mixing bowl or with an electric mixer.
  • Add one egg at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Stir soda into sour cream, stirring it in to dissolve.
  • Add flour and sour cream to butter mixture.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Pour into a greased and floured tube or bundt pan.
  • Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour (place the cake in a cold oven, and then set the temperature. While baking, do not open oven).
  • Continue baking at 325 degrees for 15 minutes longer.
  • Cool on a rack for 10-15 minutes and remove to a plate or cooling rack.

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I use a 6 cup bundt pan similar to this one.


Serving: 1gCalories: 272kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 67mgPotassium: 87mgFiber: 1gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 191IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 44mgIron: 1mg
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