Mother's Miracle Pound Cake

DuEnne Anderson


My Grandmother was well known in South Georgia for her delicious cakes. This was one of her pound cake recipes. Now that Granny is no longer with us, her daughters and granddaughters are continuing her tradition.


★★★★★ 2 votes

25 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1/2 c
    shortening, (crisco is preferred brand)
  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4
  • 1 c
  • 3 c
    cake flour (swan's down is preferred)
  • 1 tsp
    lemon flavoring
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla flavoring

How to Make Mother's Miracle Pound Cake


  1. Cream margarine and Crisco together.
    Add sugar & cream together.
    Add eggs one at a time,
    then add milk, flour and flavoring.
  2. Pour into greased and floured tube pan.
  3. Set oven to 325 degrees. Do NOT preheat oven.
    Bake approximately 1 hour to 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.

    This is a "crusty" yet very moist cake. Enjoy!

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About Mother's Miracle Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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