Chocolate Pound Cake

Who doesn’t love chocolate pound cake? This made-from-scratch chocolate pound cake recipe is sure to please!

You’ll need:

  • 1/2 lb. butter
  • 1/2 c. Crisco
  • 3 c. sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 3 c. cake flour
  • 4 tsp.cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 325 to 350
  2. Cream butter, Crisco and sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt together
  4. Add eggs to butter mixture one at a time until well blended
  5. Alternate adding dry ingredients and liquid to butter mixture
  6. Add vanilla and mix well
  7. Pour into a well greased tube or Bundt pan
  8. Bake approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean

This chocolate pound cake recipe was written by Ruth Rainey and compliments of a cookbook by the Cuthbert United Methodist Church.

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