Chocolate Pound Cake
Author: Nikki
This recipe is rich, delicious and perfectly moist! It will be one you want to make over and over again!
  • 1½ cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
Chocolate Frosting
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • ¼-1/3 cup evaporated milk
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream together butter, sugar and vanilla for five minutes.
  3. Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition.
  4. In a separate medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder and add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture, beating just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips to batter.
  5. Pour into 3 grease and floured loaf pans (8 x 4 x 2.5 inch).
  6. Bake at 325 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until done. Insert a toothpick, if it comes out clean it is done.
Directions for frosting
  1. Combine powdered sugar and cocoa in medium mixing bowl. Add butter and milk and mix well. Spread over pound cake.
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