Chocolate Pound Cake 1
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Butter or margarine
Cream butter, shortening and sugar by hand until creamy. Beat on medium
speed with electric mixer until creamy. Add 1 egg at a time and beat well
after each addition. Mix all dry ingredients together and add alternately
with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Add vanilla and use low speed to
mix well, scraping down sides with a rubber spatula.
Prepare a large tubed pan - grease and line bottom with waxed paper. Bake at
325 deg. for 1 hour and 25 to 30 minutes. After cake is cool, top with the
For Icing: Sift together powdered sugar and 1/2 c.
cocoa. Beat 1 stick butter until creamy. Add small amount of sugar mixture,
beating on low speed. Add hot milk and remainder of sugar. Beat well and
scrape sides of bowl with rubber spatula. Add vanilla; beat well and spread
on cooled cake.
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