Chocolate pound cake with fudge frosting^

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Softened butter
½ cup Shortening
3 cups Sugar
5 larges Eggs
3 cups Sifted cake flour
½ cup Cocoa
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
1¼ cup Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 cups Sugar
¼ cup Cocoa
¼ teaspoon Salt
⅔ cup Milk
½ cup Shortening
1 teaspoon Vanilla

POUND CAKE

FUDGE FROSTING

Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, just until yellow disappears.

Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour, just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

Bake in a greased and floured 10" tube pan 1 hour at 325F., until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10-15 minutes before removing and cooling completely on rack. Spread with frosting.

Frosting:

Combine sugar, cocoa, salt, milk and shortening in saucepan. Boil 2 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. remove and add vanilla.

Beat at high speed until smooth and of the proper consistency.

Southern Living Home for the Holidays 1994 Shared by Carolyn Shaw 12-95

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