Sour Cream Cake Recipe

Sour Cream Cake is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Sour Cream Cake by following this easy recipe.
Sour Cream Cake Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 75 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 large Eggs (separated)
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar (firmly packed)
  • ½ cup Amaretto Liqueur
  • 1 cup Coconut
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup ground Pecans
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 package Cake Mix

    For Icing:
  • 1 cup powdered Sugar (sifted)
  • 1 tbsp Corn Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 3 tsp Water
  • 2 tbsp Amaretto Liqueur
  • 2 tsp ground Pecans
  • 1 tbsp Butter (softened)
  • 6 Maraschino Cherries
How to make Sour Cream Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Beat 2 egg whites in a bowl until foamy.
  • Stir in brown sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Add in coconut and ground pecans. Keep meringue aside.
  • Combine cake mix and sour cream with amaretto liqueur, water, eggs, and separated 2 egg yolks at low speed until moistened. Beat for 2 minutes on high speed to form a smooth batter.
  • Prepare a buttered pan, spreading meringue in the bottom and 1 inch upside bottom. Pour the batter into the pan.
  • Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Remove and cool for few minutes. Invert the pan and shift the cake into a serving plate.
  • Prepare the icing by blending the icing ingredients together, except cherries and pecans.
  • Spread over the cake after it has cooled completely.
  • Decorate with cherries and pecans.
  • Cut into slices and serve.