Mama's Pound Cake Recipe by Paula Deen

2 ratings
Easy Level
90 MIN 10 Prep + 80 Cook
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2 ratings
Easy Level
90 MIN 10 Prep + 80 Cook

Mama's Pound Cake Recipe by Paula Deen

2 ratings
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2 ratings
Easy Level
90 MIN 10 Prep + 80 Cook
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 lb (2 sticks) butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

 

With a mixer, cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixer alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

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2 Reviews

Nikki
Nikki 3/13/2016
3/13/2016
This cake is del

This cake is delicious and not hard to make. My coworkers love it.

Toni
Toni 5/23/2015
5/23/2015
I love this cake

I love this cake. We have been making it at least once a month since the first time I saw it on her show on food network. It is great just to have in the house for no special reason and perfect for holiday dinners. Thank you Paula for sharing Mama's pound cake with us!!!

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