Apr 25

Whole Wheat Sour Cream Pound Cake with Fresh Strawberries

Yesterday I spent  the day with my grand kids and my mom. We were able to spend a little time outside later in the afternoon. Katie likes to help her little brother. Sometimes he likes it, sometimes he doesn’t…Aunt Marti brought over a new garage sale find. Tyler wanted to stay in all day.




It was chilly and windy early in the day. Since it was chilly I decided we should bake something, and since I had some strawberries begging to be eaten in the frig.


I searched for a recipe for pound cake to put under the strawberries. I found the recipe here and changed it using whole wheat and sucanat. Using the whole wheat and the sucanat gives it a darker color. I think it weighted more then a pound…ha ha.

The original recipe called for baking it an hour. I took my out at 55 minutes. I think you should check at 45 or 50 minutes. 5o would have been perfect. It tasted yummy.

Whole Wheat Sour Cream Pound Cake

Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 50 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 10 minutes
Whole wheat pound cake made with sour cream and sucanat.


  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cup sucanat/sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • pinch baking soda


In a large bowl combine sucanat/sugar with the softened butter.
Cream together.
Add eggs and mix together.
Add sour cream and mix together..
Add flour.
Add baking soda.
Mix until well blended.
Grease and flour an 8 x 4 pan.
Pour batter into pan. Preheat oven to 375 F and bake for 50 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean.
Cool 30 minutes remove from pan.
Silce and top with anything you like.

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  1. Katie

    That looks really yummy! I’m a new follower from the blog hop!

    1. Diane

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Lisa @EarlyLitMama

    I’ve never seen a recipe for whole wheat pound cake! I can’t wait to test this out! Thanks!

  3. Michelle


    I followed you over from Chic & Crafty Link Party. This looks and sounds delicious!

    I would love to invite you to share this, and any other posts you would like to, at my Creative Thursday Link Party at http://www.michellestastycreations.blogspot.com. (Runs through Monday each week)

    Have a great day,

  4. Melanie

    SO yummy looking! Thanks for linking to Things I’ve Done Thursday!

  5. Michelle

    Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday this week. I can’t wait to try this pound cake.

    I can’t wait to see what you link up next week. Have a great day.


  6. Miz Helen

    Your little ones are just adorable! Your Pound Cake and those beautiful Strawberries are making me so hungry for a dessert. Your recipe looks awesome. Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  7. The Tablescaper

    Looks like tasty fun! Thank you for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

  8. Christine

    This looks like a fabulous recipe!! Love how you included a bunch of photos!!

    Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!!
    Don’t forget to add my button to your linky parties :)

  9. Lisa

    This looks amazing and I love the whole wheat! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  10. Me and My Sweets

    Yum Yum!!! I just found your blog on foodie friday. I’ll host a party every month with a different theme and would love you to join! Please visit my blog for more information on “My Sweet Party” post uploaded 2nd of May.



  11. Deana

    Thanks for linking up this great recipe @CountryMommaCooks link and great party. Hope to see you again tomorrow:)

  12. Alexandra

    Wow this looks delish! Thanks for sharing at Talking Dollars and Cents.

  13. Lisa @ Grandma's Briefs

    Oh, that looks good. I’ve never had whole wheat pound cake but am willing to give it a try.

    Great photos of the kids. I love this: “Sometimes he likes it, sometimes he doesn’t.” That’s exactly how my second grandson feels about his big bro helping him out.

    Thank you for linking up to GRAND Social!

  14. Shannon

    Used coconut sugar and a touch of molasses to sweeten and plain Greek yogurt in place of the sour cream. Otherwise, I followed this recipe exactly. Lol :-) Turned out great! Thanks for sharing this.

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