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Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Pound Cake, by , is from Joan Stewart's Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joan Stewart
Added: Sunday, July 1, 2007


1 cup vegetable shortening
1 stick butter or margarine
3 cups sugar
4 heaping tsp. cocoa
1 tsp. baking powder
3 cups sifted AP flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup milk
5 eggs

Cream margarine, shortening and sugar well. Blend in egg, one at a time.

Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with milk.

Grease and line with wax paper a 8" tube pan.

Bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hours.

Frost with favorite icing.




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