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Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Pound Cake, by , is from A Collection Of Favorite Recipes & Memories, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Annis Cleveland (Granny Sullivan's Sister)
Added: Tuesday, January 13, 2009


3 cups plain flour
3 cups sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 sticks margarine
1/2 cup crisco
5 heaping tablespoons cocoa
5 eggs
1 cup sweet milk
1 tsp vanilla

2 cups sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
2/3 cup sweet milk
1 stick butter

Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder together, cream sugar, margarine and crisco thoroughly - add milk and flour alternately, beating well. Pour into well greased tube pan. Bake at 300 approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.

Mix all ingredients together, put on stove, boil fast for 2 minutes. Pour on cake little at a time.




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