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Blueberry-Sour Cream Pound Cake with Lemon Cream

We've dressed up our Classic Pound Cake recipe with blueberries, sour cream, and a lemon-cream topping.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2009
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  • crazy pants
    21 JUL, 2014
    I questioned the addition of a tablespoon of coarse salt...but I added it to this recipe. Yikes, way too salty. The texture of this pound cake is more than dense, almost to a fault. I've been baking for a long time and this recipe didn't turn out correctly. Anyone have any hints as to my failure. I would not make this again unless there was some modification of the recipe. I'd look for another, this one was disappointing.
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    • jackiefornuffg
      11 FEB, 2019
      I omitted the salt. The cake was a hit all around.
    • Skippy350
      23 JUL, 2015
      Just like someone else on here as I was making it,I'm thinking ...something just doesn't seem right with this recipe,have never used a tablespoon of salt in a cake before,felt for the amount of batter there just wasn't enough berries so I doubled it.The lemon cream seems strange..it does not look like there is anything like that in the picture.Well it's in the over now...we shall see what happens...wish me luck....
  • MS11608160
    25 JUN, 2018
    I'm pretty sure the tablespoon of salt is a typo that should read "teaspoon".
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  • MS11629608
    5 MAR, 2014
    3 sticks / 1 cup 1/2.
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  • MS10452947
    19 OCT, 2013
    This is so delicious and easy to make. Next time I may use a medley of berries. This recipe is true to a Martha Stewart recipe.Need I say more.
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  • Stace66
    21 SEP, 2013
    What's the measurement of a stick of butter?
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  • Mary Merth
    11 JUN, 2013
    Can you bake it in a large Bundy pan instead of loaf pans?
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  • Patricia Schulz
    2 JUL, 2012
    I love this pound cake..first time made in large loaf pans, second time I experimented with small/mini loaf pans, so I could give as gifts. These are delicious! I always add additional blueberries..Thanks Martha!
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  • amanda122179
    28 JUN, 2011
    I made this poundcake last year for a 4th of July picnic and it was so good. I got many compliments on it. I had lost my recipe for it, but fortunately was able to find it on here. I'm not much of a fan of blueberries, but I loved this cake! I am adding it to my favorite recipes.
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  • liberty21
    26 NOV, 2010
    This was the favorite of everything that I made last year. I am begged to make it all the time. Its a perfect dessert! I made a bunch of mini loaf pans and filled them with it so it was a nice individual dessert that no one wanted to share!
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  • kvitovsky
    12 AUG, 2010
    I agree with below comment, it was more spongy then expected but still good.
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