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Grandmother's Pound Cake I

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"Pound cake recipe that uses cake mix as its base. Works well for wedding cakes. Use any flavor cake mix."
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Ingredients

servings 181 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, oil and water. Beat until moistened. Add eggs and beat well. Add flavorings. Beat 6 to 8 minutes on medium high speed. Batter will be very thick.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes or until tester comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 181 calories; 10.2 g fat; 20.7 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 212 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe is awesome! Being a cake decorator by trade, the ease and denseness of the cake is ideal for weddings. So many ask for the recipe... but I keep it a secret! Too good to let go! B...

Most helpful critical review

Good texture. Other than that, just a glorified yellow cake mix cake.

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This recipe is awesome! Being a cake decorator by trade, the ease and denseness of the cake is ideal for weddings. So many ask for the recipe... but I keep it a secret! Too good to let go! B...

I used to make poundcakes in mini loaf pans for everyone at Christmas. Each pound cake recipe made three small cakes. This year I was looking for a way to cut down on the cost, and tried this ...

Excellent flavor and texture! I've been trying out several recipes for wedding cakes and so far this is one of my favorites. Very moist!

Good texture. Other than that, just a glorified yellow cake mix cake.

Sorry, but this cake did not go over big in my house. In all fairness the cake came out good but it's just not the typical pound cake that we like. It was too spongy, where we like a more dense ...

Very moist and delicious cake. I added 1 T. poppy seeds and I used 1 tsp of almond extract in place of the butter extract and baked them in small coffee cans for Christmas gifts. If you use co...

I needed a recipe to bake a sheet cake for a birthday party. I baked this cake and baked another cake from scratch. I conducted a "taste test" with co-workers and this cake got every vote! It...

Absolutely fantastic! My coworkers love it; it also makes a terrific base for coffee cake, or substitute rum for the water, and you have a rum cake worthy of RAVES! (My coworkers couldn't get ...

Absolutely love this recipe! I've made it for guests and friends, and get rave reviews every time. I'm nearly hesitant to part with my 'secret,' but it's just too good not to share. Thanks!