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Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Allen
Added: Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
1/2 tsp. salt
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
4-6 tbsp. cocoa
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3 cups CAKE flour
1/2 cup crisco
1 tbsp. vanilla
1 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, butter and sugar. Add 1 egg at a time, beating thoroughly after each. Sift all dry ingredients and add, alternating with milk. Beat thoroughly for 15 mins.

Bake 350 for 1 1/4-1 1/2 hours

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe belonged to my mother and is one of Bill Allen's favorite cakes.

 

 

 

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