Crusty Loaf Cake

Crusty Loaf Cake

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"This is a never-fail pound cake with a crusty top. It's delicious with coffee as well as ice cream."
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1 h 5 m servings 599 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 599 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 30.8 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 74.2g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 140 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Cream together the shortening and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, flour and mix well.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 60 minutes or until top is golden brown.


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This is a delicious traditional pound cake recipe which makes 2 cakes when baked in loaf pans (recipe doesn't really specifiy what kind of pan - one assumes a loaf pan since it is a "loaf" cake...

I was in a hurry to make a cake for a gathering and this cake was perfect. Tasty, quick and easy to prepare. I will be making this cake often for my friends and family. It is also great docto...

I love this recipe. You can veriate it so much. The last time i did it i add white chocolate.

Very moist, dense, slightly eggy cake. I added a bit of lemon zest to add just a teensy bit of tang, but it would have been just as nice without. Excellently crusty crust. Would be very nice wit...

I halved this recipe and following the advice of another reviewer, baked it in a loaf pan, rather than a bundt pan. If you do the same, be sure to use an 8x4 loaf pan, rather than a 9x5, becaus...

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