German Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

German Chocolate Chip Pound Cake


"An easy pound cake with German, or semi sweet chocolate chips."

Ingredients 2 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 504 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 504 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.2g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 254 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 - 9 inch loaf pans. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and butter flavoring. Add the flour mixture, alternating with the buttermilk, and mix well. Finally, stir in the chocolate chips.
  3. Divide batter into 2 - 9 inch loaf pans. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.
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  1. 16 Ratings


Made it twice, the first time as written. Yuck-- why tolerate the health hazards of hydrogenated fats? Second time, made it with butter (as pound cakes were originally made) and of course skipped the butter flavoring. Ahhh... much better! So one star as written, but 4 stars with my alteration.


This was yummy! Very quick and was it moist! Tastes best when warm. It has become one of the desserts of choice at our weekly barbecues.

Pam Ziegler Lutz

I cut this recipe in half to try it out. The cake fell after I removed it from the oven, but was still very tasty. I used butter-flavored shortening since I didn't have the butter flavoring. It was very moist and tasty. My husband gave this two thumbs up.