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Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe

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Anne Marie Powers
Added: Saturday, September 26, 2009


Chocolate Chip Pound Cake


3 C Flour
1 t Baking powder
½ t Salt
2 C Sugar
1 C Butter, softened (2 sticks)
3 t Vanilla extract
4 Eggs
¾ C Milk
1 pkg. 12oz. (2 cups) Chocolate mini morsels
Confectioners’ sugar, optional


1. Preheat oven to 325F.
2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
3. In a large bowl, beat sugar, butter and vanilla until creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture alternatively with milk. Stir in mini morsels.
4. Pour into greased and floured loaf pans.
5. Bake 70 to 80 minutes depending on size of pans or until skewer inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
6. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely.
7. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar if desired. Makes 16 to 20 servings.

Banana Pound Cake
1. reduce milk to ½ C; add 1 medium banana, mashed (about ½ C) to batter with milk.
2. Bake as directed.

Orange Pound Cake
1. Omit vanilla and milk. Add ¾ C orange juice alternately with flour mixture. Stir in ½ grated orange peel with mini morsels.
2. Bake as directed.




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