Brown Sugar Pound Cake

bj giddens

By
@cookinexchange

This is another one of my family's favorites for Thanksgiving or anytime! I made this one Thanksgiving and it's become a tradition. It's such a pretty cake for the Fall Season!


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Serves:

about 10-12

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 lb
box light brown sugar
5 large
eggs
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
maple flavoring or vanilla extract
brown sugar glaze

BROWN SUGAR GLAZE

1/2 c
butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
evaporated milk
3 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat shortening, butter and brown sugar at medium speed with electric mixer about 2 minutes or until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
2
Combine flour, salt, and baking powder; add alternately with milk, biginning & ending with flour mixture. Stir in flavoring. Pour batter into a greased & floured bundt pan.
3
Bake at 300o for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool on wire rack for 15 minutes; remove from pan & cool completely. Pur warm brown sugar glaze over cake.
4
Brown Sugar Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan over medium
heat. Whisk in brown sugar and cook 1 minute. Add milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla; whisk until creamy. Remove from heat and pour immediately over cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes