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Crusty Loaf Cake

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This is a never-fail pound cake with a crusty top. It's delicious with coffee as well as ice cream."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 599
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 10 inch bundt cake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Cream together the shortening and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, flour and mix well.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 60 minutes or until top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 599 calories; 30.8 74.2 7.9 140 53 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a delicious traditional pound cake recipe which makes 2 cakes when baked in loaf pans (recipe doesn't really specifiy what kind of pan - one assumes a loaf pan since it is a "loaf" cake...

Most helpful critical review

I halved this recipe and following the advice of another reviewer, baked it in a loaf pan, rather than a bundt pan. If you do the same, be sure to use an 8x4 loaf pan, rather than a 9x5, becaus...

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This is a delicious traditional pound cake recipe which makes 2 cakes when baked in loaf pans (recipe doesn't really specifiy what kind of pan - one assumes a loaf pan since it is a "loaf" cake...

I was in a hurry to make a cake for a gathering and this cake was perfect. Tasty, quick and easy to prepare. I will be making this cake often for my friends and family. It is also great docto...

I love this recipe. You can veriate it so much. The last time i did it i add white chocolate.

Very moist, dense, slightly eggy cake. I added a bit of lemon zest to add just a teensy bit of tang, but it would have been just as nice without. Excellently crusty crust. Would be very nice wit...

Delicious easy fast! Will make again. Next time I will flour pan it was a little hard to get out with only spraying it

I halved this recipe and following the advice of another reviewer, baked it in a loaf pan, rather than a bundt pan. If you do the same, be sure to use an 8x4 loaf pan, rather than a 9x5, becaus...

I made this as written, no changes, and I found it really bland. Needs salt perhaps.