Thursday, December 25, 2014

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake
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Preheat oven to 325 degrees

1 cup butter
1/2 cup Crisco
3 cups sugar
5 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/4 cups milk
1 tsp Vanilla extract

Cream butter, Crisco and sugar. Add eggs one at a time and mix well. Sift baking powder, flour and cocoa together three times. Add dry ingredients to butter/egg mixture alternating with milk beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Bake for 1 hour and 40 minutes. Begin testing for doneness after 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool in pan for ten minutes then remove and cool on rack.

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