Old Fashioned Cocoa Pound Cake Recipe

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Feb. 22, 2016

Remember that old fashioned cocoa you had as a child? Here it is in cake form, minus this marshmallows! This old fashioned cocoa pound cake is super soft and dense like a classic pound cake

Top with fresh fruit, whipped cream or MORE CHOCOLATE!

If you're looking for a super fudgey dark chocolate pound cake then stay tuned, she's coming!!!!


Butter flavored shortening
Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , softened
Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
White granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Eggs 5 , at room temperature
Vanilla extract 1 1/2 Teaspoon
All purpose flour
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Coffee 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , prepared
Heavy cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Buttermilk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs) (optional. I prefer the mini chips)
For double chocolate frosting
Semi sweet chocolate chips
White chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (may need more)


Please visit this link for the detailed directions - http://divascancook.com/old-fashioned-cocoa-chocolate-pound-cake-recipe/

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 10265Calories from Fat 5177

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 585 g900%

Saturated Fat 310 g1550%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3057 mg127.38%

Total Carbohydrates 1221 g407%

Dietary Fiber 28 g112%

Sugars 831 g

Protein 112 g224%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet