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Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), divided
  Egg 6 , separated
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 8 Ounce (Commercial Brand Sour Cream)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Semi sweet chocolate morsels 12 Ounce, divided
  Sweet baking chocolate 4 Ounce, grated
Directions

Cream butter and shortening, gradually add l 1/2 cups sugar, beating until mixture is light and fluffy.
Add egg yolks, beat at medium-high speed of an electric mixer for 5 minutes.
Combine flour, salt, and soda; mix well.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix just until blended after each addition.
Stir in vanilla, 1 1/3 cups chocolate morsels, and grated chocolate.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy.
Gradually add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold egg whites into batter.
Spoon batter into a greased and floured pan.
Bake at 325°F for 1 hour and 20 to 25 minutes.
Cool in pan 10 minutes; invert onto a serving plate.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
1

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1 Comment

Sammi W.'s picture
Thank you for posting this recipe! I cut this out of Southern Living years ago and lost the recipe. It's a favorite of mine and it always gets huge compliments.