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Caramel Nut Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Taylor

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
cup shortening
16 ounce box light brown sugar
1 cup sugar
5 large eggs
3 cups all purpose flour
teaspoon salt
teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon vanilla flavoring
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and butter; add brown sugar, a little at a time, beating well. Add white sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift flour, salt and baking powder together; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Bake in a greased and floured tube pan at 325 for 1 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Be sure to cook this long enough! I once made this for a church bake sale, and it would not come out of the pan because I didn't cook it long enough. I sold it anyway, in the pan and it was a big hit!

 

 

 

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