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German Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for German Chocolate Pound Cake, by , is from The Rushton Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Julia Smith Thompson
Added: Wednesday, August 15, 2007


2 c. sugar
1 c. shortening (I use margarine)
4 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. butter flavor (optional)
1 c. buttermilk
3 c. sifted plain flour
1/2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 pkg. German Sweet Chocolate
Chocolate icing for cake:
1/4 c. margarine or butter
4 tbsp. cocoa
1 box. confectioners sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
hot coffee to spread

Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, flavorings and buttermilk. Add flour, salt and soda. Mix well. Add German chocolate which has been softened over warm water.Blend together well. Bake in tube loaf pan which has been greased and dusted with flour at 300 1 1/2 hours. Test with toothpick. Cool 15 minutes.
Chocolate icing:Cream margarine and sugar,add cocoa and vanilla. Add enough hot coffee to obtain consistency to spread.Spread on cake.(Eddie Rushton Smith's recipe)




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