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    Chocolate Pound Cake With Chocolate Glaze

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 45 mins

    25 mins

    1 hrs 20 mins

    breezermom's Note:

    This is a traditional southern recipe, that gets a little extra chocolatey taste from the glaze that is drizzled over the cake. From Southern Living

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      FOR THE CAKE:.
    2. 2
      Cream shortening and butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed with an electric mixer. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
    3. 3
      Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Mix just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
    4. 4
      Pour batter into a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 to 15 minutes; remove from the pan, and cool completely on a wire rack.
    5. 5
      Spoon Chocolate Glaze over the top of the cake, allowing it to drizzle down the sides of the cake. Sprinkle top of cake with chopped pecans, if desired.
    6. 6
      FOR THE CHOCOLATE GLAZE:.
    7. 7
      Microwave the chocolate baking squares in a large glass bowl at high for 1 1/2 minutes, or until melted, stirring twice. Add sugar and water, beating at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add egg, and beat until blended. Add egg yolk, and beat until mixture cools. Add butter, 1 tbsp at a time, beating until blended. Serve over cake.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 11, 2012

      55

      So, so, so GOOD! Everyone loved it. Very rich, moist and chocolatey. This more than satisfied my chocolate craving.

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    • on May 02, 2012

      55

      Decadent is the word for this cake. Very moist and a pure chocolate flavor. I loved that it remained moist even days after making the cake too. It was great warmed a bit too. Definitely a 5 star recipe!

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    • on November 14, 2011

      55

      This was a great and rich cake. Made last week to take to a family dinner and everyone loved it! Not sure if I made too much glaze but there was a lot more to just drizzle on so I put it on like frosting but it was still perfect. I left out the nuts since one the the kids is allergic. Made for 123Hits.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Pound Cake With Chocolate Glaze

    Serving Size: 1 (265 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 979.4
     
    Calories from Fat 495
    50%
    Total Fat 55.1 g
    84%
    Saturated Fat 28.4 g
    142%
    Cholesterol 245.6 mg
    81%
    Sodium 512.2 mg
    21%
    Total Carbohydrate 118.6 g
    39%
    Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
    17%
    Sugars 86.3 g
    345%
    Protein 12.2 g
    24%

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