Chocolate Pound Cake with Chocolate Frosting

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1 cup Shortening
3 cups Sugar
6 Eggs
2 2/3 cups All-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/3 cup Cocoa
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 cup Sugar
1/4 cup Butter or margarine
1/3 cup Evaporated milk
1/2 cup Semisweet chocolate morsels
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract

Original recipe makes 1 Serving

X 10" cake  


Cream 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 and next 3 ingredients; add to mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix until just 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 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack. Spread with Chocolate Frosting, if desired. Yield: one 10-inch cake. CHOCOLATE FROSTING: Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, and boil 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Stir in chocolate morsels and vanilla. Beat with a wooden spoon about 3 minutes or to desired spreading consistency. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.


Helen Dosier of North Carolina, in November, 1990 "Southern Living". Typos by Jeff Pruett. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #196 Date: Sun, 14 Jul 1996 21:06:36 -0500 From: (S.Pickell)

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