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An old-fashioned pound cake that goes into a cold oven before baking.

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 - 10 inch tube pan
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Do not preheat oven. Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.

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  • In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour alternately with the milk. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Place cake in cold oven, then set the temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Bake for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

410 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 56.3g; fat 19.1g; cholesterol 36.1mg; sodium 151.3mg. Full Nutrition
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