chocolate pund cake

Once you try this delicious chocolate pound cake with its creamy fudge icing cake no other one will do. You’ll love it.

Lena’s Famous Chocolate Pound Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes

Yield: 1 Cake

Lena’s Famous Chocolate Pound Cake

Moist chocolate pound cake with a luscious creamy milk chocolate fudge icing

Ingredients

    Cake
  • 1/2 lb Butter Softened
  • 1/2 cup Crisco
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Flavoring
  • 1 cup Milk
  • Icing
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 2 cups Evaporated Milk
  • 1 stick Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Flavouring

Instructions

    Cake
  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees
  2. In a stand mixer-mix butter and shortening until creamy.
  3. Add sugar and mix until creamy.
  4. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each.
  5. Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt,
  6. Mix milk and vanilla and add alternately with dry ingredients-beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Mix well.
  7. Bake in a tube pan 1 hr 10 minutes to 1 hr 20 minutes. (Bake until a toothpick, inserted in the center comes out clean).
  8. Place cake on a cake rack and let cool
  9. Icing
  10. Mix sugar and cocoa
  11. Add milk to sugar/cocoa mixture and mix until well blended.
  12. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until it forms a ball in cold water (about 1 1/2- 2 hours).
  13. Pour mixture into mixer bowl and let cool.
  14. Add butter and vanilla and beat for a few minutes.
  15. Let set for a while then spread on cooled cake.
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