Chocolate pound cake with chocolate frosting
Chocolate Frosting Dessert Cakes
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:15:50 AM. Recipe ID 45417. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Chocolate pound cake with chocolate frosting
Categories: Dessert, Cake, Chocolate, Sthrn/livng
Yield: 1 X 10" cake
1 c Shortening
3 c Sugar
2 2/3 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
1/3 c Cocoa
1 c Milk
1 ts Vanilla extract
Chocolate Frosting (optional
1 c Sugar
1/4 c Butter or margarine
1/3 c Evaporated milk
1/2 c Semisweet chocolate morsels
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium
speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after
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.
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.
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