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Chocolate Pound Cake With Fudge Frosting Sl

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cakes / Chocolate / Desserts

1  c  Butter, softened
1/2  c  Shortening
3  c  Sugar
5  ea  Eggs
3  c  Sifted cake flour
1/4  ts  Baking powder
1/2  c  Cocoa
1 1/4  c  Milk
1  t  Vanilla extract
    -----FUDGE FROSTING-----
2  c  Sugar
1/4  c  Cocoa
1/4  ts  Salt
2/3  c  Milk
1/2  c  Shortening
1  t  Vanilla extract

The Chocolate Pound Cake: Cream butter and shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, and cocoa; stir well. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix just until until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325F for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack. Spread Fudge Frosting on top and sides of cake. Yield: one 10-inch cake. Fudge Frosting: Combine all ingredients except vanilla in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; pour into a small mixing bowl, and add vanilla. Beat at high speed of an electric mixer 5 minutes. Yield: 3 cups. Mrs. James L. Twilley of Georgia, in December, 1987 "Southern Living" Typos by Jeff Pruett.

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