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    Nana's Chocolate Chip Brandy Pound Cake

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    2 hrs 25 mins

    25 mins

    2 hrs

    Georgia Girl's Note:

    My MIL was a caterer for many years--this is one of her best recipes, and one that all 9 of her grandchildren could not wait to devour!!!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pound c ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
    2. 2
      Cream the cream cheese and the butter together until light and fluffy.
    3. 3
      Add the sugar and cream well.
    4. 4
      Add the vanilla and the brandy, mixing well.
    5. 5
      Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well each time.
    6. 6
      Sift the flour, cornstarch and baking powder together, and fold in the chocolate chips.
    7. 7
      Add the dry ingredients/chips to the egg/sugar mixture gradually, mixing well after each addition.
    8. 8
      Heavily grease a bundt or a 10 inch tube pan, and pour the cake batter into the pan.
    9. 9
      Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.
    10. 10
      Reduce the oven heat to 300 degrees and bake for another 1 hour and 20 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 20, 2006

      55

      This cake is excellent! I wanted to make a spec treat for my DH who has been so tolerant w/me during ZWT & this was truly spec ... an easy fix w/a lovely dense, moist & rich outcome. The recipe makes a lrg cake & I'll prob halve it next time. I used apricot brandy (just what I had on hand), but didn't notice even a subtle flavour of it. No doubt here - a 5 star standout! Thx for posting.

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    • on February 26, 2013

      45

      Hate to review without a taste, but had to leave one comment. The batter was SO yummy (made w bourbon blend-Jack Daniels TN Honey-instead of brandy). I can't cut it open yet as it's for a lunch tomorrow, but it's beautiful and (I cream the heck out of the butter and sugar for any pound cake) the texture LOOKS perfect. BUT it was very near done an hour after dropping the heat, and unlike some of the other posters, my oven's usually pretty accurate. I didn't have a back up thermometer in there, so can't swear to it, but I think 1:20 would have seriously overcooked it. It smells WONDERFUL. Can't wait to taste it tomorrow!

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    • on October 22, 2007

      55

      This cake was delicious! I love the subtle brandy flavor and the richness of the chocolate chips. The cake was easy to make and baked up perfectly - a real winner! Baked in memory of Chef-I-Am, 10/2007.

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    Nutritional Facts for Nana's Chocolate Chip Brandy Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (1727 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 7065.5
     
    Calories from Fat 3491
    49%
    Total Fat 387.9 g
    596%
    Saturated Fat 233.4 g
    1167%
    Cholesterol 1583.5 mg
    527%
    Sodium 2485.6 mg
    103%
    Total Carbohydrate 846.4 g
    282%
    Dietary Fiber 27.7 g
    110%
    Sugars 589.5 g
    2358%
    Protein 87.5 g
    175%

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