The Bag Lady's Favorite Chocolate Pound Cake

Total Time:
1 hr 55 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
1 hr 45 min

Yield:
16 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
Directions
  • Special equipment: 10-inch bundt pan

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  • Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cocoa and set aside. Using an electric mixer, cream together butter, shortening, and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and mix well after each addition.

  • Add flour and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Add vanilla and mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until cake is done.

  • Remove from oven and allow cake to cool in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto cake plate and serve.


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