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


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1/2 c
shortening, (crisco is preferred brand)
2 stick
unsalted butter
3 c
granulated sugar
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


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