Chocolate Pound Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Sky Valley Cook

This is so good and moist. I make it in a pretty bundt pan and sprinkle powdered sugar on it. From a Southern Living cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix shortening and butter until blended.
  3. Gradually add sugar, until completely blended.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each egg.
  5. Sift dry ingredients together.
  6. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk to shortening mixture, starting and ending with dry ingredients. Mixing until just blended after each addition.
  7. Stir in vanilla.
  8. Pour into greased and floured 10-inch tube or bundt pan (I use a bundt pan).
  9. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean.
  10. Cool for 10-15 minutes in pan then remove and cool completely on wire rack.
  11. Lightly sprinkle powdered sugar on top or you could drizzle a chocolate galze over it.

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