CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE – The Southern Girl Cooks

This Chocolate Pound Cake is one your loved ones will love. If you happen to love chocolate and pound cake, you’ll love this one!

Chocolate Pound Cake

If you happen to love pound desserts, you need to do that Old Fashioned Pound Cake. It was my grandmother’s recipe and he or she made this cake for us each time we got here dwelling from faculty.

❤️WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

This cake may be very moist and has an exquisite taste. We love pound cake so this one is a success at our home. It’s additionally nice to take to any gathering and might be made the day earlier than. You possibly can add a glaze or frosting to this cake however we felt it was simply nearly as good with simply powdered sugar. This cake can also be nice with vanilla ice cream.

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

  • butter 
  • white granulated sugar
  • eggs
  • vanilla extract
  • buttermilk
  • bitter cream
  • chocolate chips (I exploit semi-sweet)
  • all-purpose flour
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • pecans or walnuts

SWAPS

I haven’t tried it bu you might most likely use greek yogurt within the place of the bitter cream. I don’t suggest utilizing low fats buttermilk, the fats content material within the milk is important for the cake.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

This cake is very easy to make and simply arrange your elements and get began.

COOKING STEPS

Step 1
Cream butter, sugar and eggs with a mixer.  Add vanilla extract and buttermilk, maintain mixing.

Step 2
Soften chocolate chips within the microwave about 1 minute or till when stirred they’re easy. Add to creamed combination.

Step 3
Whisk collectively the flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl.   Add to creamed chocolate combination and blend with mixer simply till all elements are moist.  Fold in nuts.

Step 4
Spray a ten inch bundt pan with cooking spray.  Pour within the batter.  Bake in a preheated 325 diploma oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes or till heart exams performed.

Chocolate Pound Cake

⭐TIP

Don’t over combine this cake, you simply need it mixed till all of the elements are moist. Over mixing a pound cake will dry it out. Additionally all oven range so examine for doneness. This cake will rise within the oven, then come down some when you take away it.

SERVE THIS WITH

We love this pound cake served with ice cream. It’s scrumptious served heat or chilly. You can too fruit on the aspect, raspberries is all the time a terrific addition.

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why is my cake dry?

Causes your pound cake is dry might be your overmixed it, which is widespread otherwise you over cooked it. Don’t over combine the elements and I all the time examine the cake about 10 minutes earlier than the cooking time is up.

Can I exploit low fats buttermilk on this cake?

I don’t suggest utilizing low fats or no fats buttermilk on this recipe. The fats within the buttermilk is what the cake wants. You don’t need to change the fats content material of the cake.

STORING

I retailer this on a lined cake stand. It really works effectively and I’ve by no means put this cake within the fridge.

Chocolate Pound Cake

SERVING SIZE

This cake has round 10 servings.

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Chocolate Pound Cake

Anne Walkup

This Chocolate Pound Cake is one you’ll make over and over. Simple to make and scrumptious!

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook dinner Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Whole Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Course Dessert

Delicacies American, southern

  • 1/2 cup butter or 1 stick or 8 tablespoons softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup bitter cream
  • 2 cups chocolate chips I exploit semi-sweet
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • Cream butter, sugar and eggs with a mixer.  Add vanilla extract and buttermilk, maintain mixing.   Soften chocolate chips within the microwave about 1 minute or till when stirred they’re easy. Add to creamed combination.

  • Whisk collectively the flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl.   Add to creamed chocolate combination and blend with mixer simply till all elements are moist.  Fold in nuts.  Spray a ten inch bundt pan with cooking spray.  Pour within the batter.

  • Bake in a preheated 325 diploma oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes or till heart exams performed.

  • prime with powdered sugar or frosting of selection.

Please notice in the event you make substitutions to this cake it can change the moisture. It’s made with buttermilk which is a full fats liquid. Additionally don’t OVER combine a pound cake.. that can even make it dry. Ovens range so it’s essential be sure to don’t overcook it.

Key phrase Chocolate Cake, chocolate pound cake, Pound Cake

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