Crystal Pound cake

Crystal Pound Cake Recipe

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Barbara Baker

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@Babs1252

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
depends on how thick you slice it
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
sugar
1 c
shortening
5
eggs
3 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
buttermilk

How to Make Crystal Pound cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream shortening and sugar well.
    Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition add vanilla.
  • 2Sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Add alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
  • 3Pour 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