27 Irresistible Cakes Made with Sour Cream
What do all these delicious cakes have in common? They're incredibly moist, thanks to one powerhouse secret ingredient: sour cream. The dairy aisle staple adds a subtle tang while creating a uniquely rich texture. Whether you're looking for a classic pound cake or Bundt (try this Sour Cream Lemon Pound Cake with Cherry Compote or Grandma's Sour Cream Pound Cake), a moist coffee cake (Chef John's Pecan Sour Cream Coffee Cake has a fantastic streusel topping), or a decadent chocolate dessert (the award-winning Too Much Chocolate Cake has more than 6,500 five-star reviews), you'll find a new favorite in this collection of sour cream cake recipes.
Sour Cream Lemon Pound Cake with Cherry Compote
Sour Cream Bundt Cake
You only need four ingredients to make this incredibly moist Bundt: yellow or chocolate cake mix, sour cream, vanilla extract, and confectioners' sugar.
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
This crowd-pleasing coffee cake recipe has a surprise inside: A layer of sugary cinnamon walnuts adds a pleasant crunch to an otherwise pillowy soft cake.
Make-Ahead Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Mix up this classic coffee cake, which has a sweet pecan topping, the night before you plan to eat it. When you wake up, just pop it in the oven and serve warm.
Grandma's Sour Cream Pound Cake
Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Cranberry Upside Down Sour Cream Cake
Pecan Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Instant Pot Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping
Use your pressure cooker to make this decadent cheesecake. The three-ingredient topping, made with sour cream, sugar, and vanilla extract, is a creamy addition.
Too Much Chocolate Cake
White Almond Wedding Cake
Chantal's New York Cheesecake
Chocolate Cavity Maker Cake
Oma's Rhubarb Cake
Easy Apple Coffee Cake
Texas Sheet Cake V
Amazing Pecan Coffee Cake
Double Chocolate Brownie Cake
This decadent brownie cake is made with a package of devil's food cake mix, but nobody will know it's not made from scratch.
Banana Bread Bars with Brown Butter Frosting
If you like banana bread, you'll love these light and moist banana bread cake bars. Brown butter frosting is topped with chopped pecans for a pleasant crunch.
Apple Butter Spice Cake
Easy Dump Cake
Looking for an easy dump cake recipe for first time bakers? Your search ends with this one-bowl cake, which starts with vanilla cake mix and instant pudding mix.
Cranberry Swirl Coffee Cake
Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Coffee Cake
Sock it to Me Cake III
This decadent cake, which starts with a package of butter cake mix, gets its fantastic moist texture from sour cream and vegetable oil.
Cranberry Sour Cream Kuchen
Russian Honey Cake
Oreo Loaf Cake
You can mix up this sour cream loaf cake using just one bowl, so cleanup is a breeze. Crushed chocolate sandwich cookies and white chocolate chips make this recipe simply irresistible.