Chocolate Pound Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Chocolate Pound Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing


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  • 3 C. sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 C. crisco
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 C. buttermilk
  • 3 C. flour (plain)
  • 6 Tbs. cocoa
  • 1/3 tsp. cream of tartar
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing:
  • 1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 blocks chocolate

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Cream butter, Crisco and sugar thoroughly. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add vanilla flavoring. Sift flour three times measuring after each sifting. Add cocoa and cream of tartar. Sift once more. Add flour and milk alternately - starting with flour and ending with flour. Pour into greased tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees until done - about 1 1/2 hours. Ice with icing from recipe below.Icing:

Melt chocolate in two tablespoons of water. Mix all ingredients with mixer. Use half the icing for pound cake. 

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