Crystal Pound Cake Recipe

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Crystal Pound Cake

Bobbie Wilcox

By
@Bobcat549

Another of my grandmother's recipes. From when pound cakes were literally made from a pound of every thing.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
16-24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening, butter flavor
3 c
sugar
5
eggs
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
buttermilk
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 10X4 tube pan or a 12 cup bunt pan with shortening, ( sides bottom and tube); flour.

2Mix flour, soda, and salt together in a separate bowl.

3In large separate bowel cream together shortening and sugar with pastry blender until coarse crumbs are formed. Beat in eggs, (one at a time), and vanilla at low speed with an electric mixer. Beat on high speed for 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.

4Beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk at low speed, (begin and end with the flour mixture), just until combined. Spread into pan.

5Bake 70 to 80 minutes, or toothpick comes out clean. Invert immediately onto wire rack and cool 20 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #tube, #pan, #pound, #bunt