The Bag Lady's Favorite Chocolate Pound Cake ( Paula Deen )

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by kiwidutch

Recipe from: The Lady & Sons Just Desserts "In the early days of The Bag Lady, this cake was definitely one of those foods on the top of my customers' love list. I made sure that I baked and served it at least once a week. I hope you love it too. This cake freezes very well and is a great treat to have on hand for unexpected or drop-in company. Die-hard chocoholics might want to just throw on their favorite chocolate icing." Please note: this is an adopted recipe and I hope to make it soonest. If you make it before I do, I would appreciate feedback, Thanks ! ZWT REGION: United States of America.

Top Review by Anonymous

This is my "go to" pound cake recipe! It is fabulous! Everywhere I take it, everyone LOVES it and ask that I make it again. Any kind of chocolate cake must "rest" before enjoyed , especially a chocolate pound! I find it best to make a day ahead, if you have the time, or let it completely cool before serving. It is a perfect chocolate pound! Thanks Paula! LH Asheville, NC

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan.
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cocoa and set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, cream together butter, shortening, and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time and mix well after each addition. Add flour and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Add vanilla and mix well.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 3/4 hours, or until cake is done.
  6. Remove from oven and allow cake to cool in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto cake plate and serve.

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