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Pound Cake Recipe

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Michael Hollenshead with son Hagen @ Papa Jack & Granny's (Jack & Dorothy Hollenshead) home in Homer, Louisiana -Thanksgiving 2005


This recipe for Pound Cake, by , is from Home Cooking of the Hollenshead Family , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Michael Hollenshead
Added: Tuesday, March 31, 2009


2 sticks butter
3 c. sugar
2 tsp. vanilla flavoring or 1 tsp. coconut flavoring
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 c. sweet milk
1/2 c. shortening
5 eggs
3 c. plain flour
1/2 tsp. salt


1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. butter
1/8 c. hot milk
1/2 tsp. almond flavoring

Cream butter and shortening, add sugar and mix well. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Combine flour, baking powder & salt. In alternating proportions add flour mixture and milk to creamed butter & shortening. Add flavoring last. Bake in greased & floured tube pan @ 325 for 1 1/2 hr. or until done. Mix glaze and pour over cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Michael is the husband of April (Freeman) Hollenshead & the son of Charles Phillip Hollenshead & Marsha (Mays) Lowery. He is the step-son of Melanie (Crook) Hollenshead & the grandson of the late Jack & Dorothy (Bellew) Hollenshead. This is the recipe of his maternal great grandmother, Hattie (Webb) Bellew. He included this recipe in her memory.




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