Chocolate Pound Cake

Total Time
1hr 30mins
10 mins
1 hr 20 mins

I have been making this cake for years and it is always a big success. It makes a large cake. Just remember that the key to making a good pound cake is to stir the flour before measuring and to sift before adding to cake mixture.

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  1. Cream together the butter and shortening.
  2. Add sugar and mix well.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  4. Add vanilla.
  5. Sift all dry ingredients together.
  6. Add dry ingredients and milk alternately until creamy.
  7. Bake in 10 inch tube pan or bundt pan.
  8. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  9. If you do not want a chocolate pound cake, just leave off the cocoa.