Chocolate pound cake

Chocolate pound cake

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Ingredients/Components

  • butter, softened - 1 c
  • sugar - 3 c
  • eggs - 5 item
  • vanilla - 1 tsp
  • milk
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
  • cocoa - 1/2 c
  • baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • boiling water - 2 Tbsp
  • shortening - 1/2 c
  • all-purpose flour - 3 c
  • powdered sugar - 1 c
  • sq - 1 oz
  • Chocolate Glaze - 1 item
  • Add sugar, beating 5 to 7 minutes

How to make chocolate pound cake:

Beat shortening and butter 2 minutes or until creamy. Add sugar, beating 5 to 7 minutes. Add eggs; beat just until yellow disappears. Add flour, soda, salt and cocoa; alternate with milk. Mix at low speed until blended. Stir in vanilla. Pour into a Bundt pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes and then cool on wire rack. Spoon Chocolate Glaze over cake, if desired.Chocolate Glaze:2 Tbsp. butter1 (1 oz.) sq. unsweetened chocolate1 c. powdered sugar2 Tbsp. boiling water Combine butter and chocolate in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat until chocolate melts. Cool 3 to 4 minutes. Add sugar and water; beat until smooth, using a wooden spoon.

Recipe categories: Desserts, Chocolate, Cakes.

Rating:
Chocolate pound cake
3.8
Average rating: 3.8 of 5, total votes: 5
Cook. Time: PT3H16M
Total Time: PT3H16M


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