Chocolate Pounders Cake

  • Yield: 12-24 servings


2sticks butter, softened
1/2cup Crisco
3cups sugar
5-- eggs
3cups cake flour
1 1/2teaspoons baking powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2cup Droste (or other ) cocoa
1cup sweet milk
1tablespoon vanilla


  1. Cream butter, crisco, sugar.
  2. Add eggs to above mixture and beat until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder,salt, cocoa.
  4. To creamed mixture, add sifted ingredients alternately with sweet milk.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. BAKE @ 325 for 1 hour & 20 minutes.  Let stand for 5 minutes,  turn out from pan and let cool.