Mama's Basic Pound Cake

3
Angela Johnson

By
@abjohnson73

This is the best pound cake I have ever put into my mouth. It is so moist! This cake is a great cake for people that is beginning to bake as I am. You can add so much to this cake. Hope everyone enjoys it :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16-20

Ingredients

  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    criso shortening
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 5
    eggs
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Mama's Basic Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Sift together dry ingredients and add to mixture alternately with milk, starting with flour and ending with flour. Add vanilla. Pour into greased and floured tube pan or Bundt pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours. Cool for about 10 minutes on a cooling rack, then turn turn onto cake plate.

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About Mama's Basic Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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