Family Reunion Pound Cake

Family Reunion Pound Cake Recipe

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Melba Metts


This was my mother's go-to recipe for a moist and delicious cake. It was good with or without frosting but so delicious with fresh fruit and whipped cream.

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr 30 Min


1 c
vegetable shortening
2 stick
3 c
granulated sugar
5 large
eggs, room temperature
3 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 c
2 Tbsp
flavoring ( vanilla or lemon)

How to Make Family Reunion Pound Cake


  • 1Cream together softened margarine and shortening; add sugar and mix until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and mix well. Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder and add to mixture alternately with buttermilk. Add vanilla and mix well. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hours

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About Family Reunion Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes