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Crunch Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma
Added: Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1/4 tsp. salt
1 lb. oleo
Topping:
1 lb. sugar (2c.)
1 1/2 cups of vanilla wafer crumbs
6 eggs
1/3 c. ground pecans
1 tsp. vanilla
1/3 c. sugar
3 c. SIFTED flour
1/2 c. melted butter
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Grease well a 16x5 in. loaf pan or 9 in. tube pan. Mix topping and press into bottom and sides (just up a little) of pan. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well. Sift dry ingredients together and slowly add to mixture. Mix till smooth. Transfer to pan and bake @ 350 for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, loosen with spatula and invert to cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma always had this pound cake for coffee or whatever and when I told her we had lots of cakey type recipes and I may not get them all in she said "Well this is a good cake , you'll want this one":)

 

 

 

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