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Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane McElmury
Added: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 cups sugar
5 large eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cocoa and set aside. Using a mixer, cream together butter, shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time and mix well after each addition. Add flour and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Add vanilla and mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 3/4 hours at 325, or until cake is done. Remove from oven and allow cake to cool in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto cake plate and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake freezes very well. Yummy with whipped topping.

 

 

 

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