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chocolate pound cake

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Mary Ann Hanson
Wakefield, NE

This is a cake my mom would make for company. It is so rich and good. It is delicious with some fresh strawberries on the side and a dollop of whipped cream but can easily stand alone.

★★★★★ 2
serves 20-24
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate pound cake

  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 4 lg
  • 2 tsp
  • 1
    4 oz bar german chocolate, melted
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c

How To Make chocolate pound cake

  • 1
    Have all ingredients at room temperature. Cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  • 2
    Add vanilla and melted chocolate.
  • 3
    Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately to butter mixture with the buttermilk.
  • 4
    Pour into a lightly greased tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Let stand 10 minutes befire removing from pan.
  • 5
    My mom also baked this in 2 loaf pans sometimes. All her recipe says is to reduce baking time but she did not say by how much.

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