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Mama's Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Deen

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks butter, plus more for pan
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan1/2 tsp fine salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
With a mixer, cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixer alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla, Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until a toothpick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean.

 

 

 

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