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Chocolate Pound Cake II

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars
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"This is good warm, topped with butter, or just plain. You may want to use a glaze, but we like it plain."
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Ingredients

servings 537
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 10-inch tube pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.
  2. Sift together flour, cocoa and salt. Set aside.
  3. Cream margarine and shortening. Gradually add sugar while beating. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat well after each addition.
  4. Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Add vanilla.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into cake batter.
  6. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Sprinkle nuts on top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Do not over bake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 537 calories; 28.5 66.5 6.7 109 225 Full nutrition

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i was a little scared by the first review as i use the reviews to help in my decisions when using these recipes but decided after reading a few more that i would tweek it just a bit and use it a...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe is awful. It tastes like your eating right out of the crisco jar. I am a seasoned baker so I know what I'm talking about. Do not spend the effort or money making this monstrosity!

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i was a little scared by the first review as i use the reviews to help in my decisions when using these recipes but decided after reading a few more that i would tweek it just a bit and use it a...

This cake tasted delicious! Very easy to make, too. It is definitely a POUND cake- so not something to make when you want a light chocolate cake. I plan to make this one often.

This recipe is awful. It tastes like your eating right out of the crisco jar. I am a seasoned baker so I know what I'm talking about. Do not spend the effort or money making this monstrosity!

I was a little skeptical after reading the "seasoned baker's" review but I made this cake and it was delicious. Soft and moist, with a light chocolate flavor. I doubled the recipe to get five 8'...

i have made this cake it was beauteful

Delicious cake!! A tad bit time consuming, but worth it!!

First, let me say that the baking powder was left out of the directions part but was in the ingredients section. Second, I added it with the sifting of the flour and the other dry ingredients. I...

Very good, VERY rich. I used the modifications published by floridatreasure1983 in her review, and really, really loved it.

Awesome recipe! Made for a bake sale. Was the first ones gone. Someone even bought the samples when we were sold out of cakes!