Crystal Pound cake

Crystal Pound Cake Recipe

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Barbara Baker


my mother made the BEST Crystal Pound Cake, because the outside of her cake would crystalize. I have yet to achieve this on mine. It needs no icing. And is wonderful warm from the oven.


★★★★★ 1 vote

depends on how thick you slice it
35 Min
1 Hr


How to Make Crystal Pound cake


  1. Cream shortening and sugar well.
    Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition add vanilla.
  2. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Add alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
  3. Pour into greased and floured bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
    Turn out onto cake plate, let cool. Enjoy!

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About Crystal Pound cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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