10 Egg Pound Cake

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by DuckLady, Jul 11, 2009.

  1. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    This is a fabulous recipe.

    10 Egg Pound Cake
    3 cups sugar
    2 cups Crisco shortening
    10 eggs
    3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    2 tsp vanilla
    1 tsp salt
    1/4 cup Pet milk (edited to add: Pet is a brand name of evaporated or condensed milk. Dont use "sweetened condensed" milk)
    1 tsp rum flavoring
    1/2 tsp almond flavoring (optional)

    Cream Crisco and sugar together well, then add eggs, beating very well after each. Add salt, flavorings and milk, then flour. Bake in an extra large tube pan that has been floured and greased. Bake at 300 degrees for 2 hours. Check after 1 hour and 45 minutes. Cake is done if knife inserted in center comes out clean.

    BYC member (and friend) FarmWoman contributed this as an old family recipe from her grandmother.

    FarmWoman if you see this, give a Howdy!
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2009
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  2. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Songster

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    My grandmother makes this!!!!!!!!!! This is a DELISH cake - with fresh fruit on top makes it heaven [​IMG]
  3. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Thank you for sharing Terri. It is far to warm to bake today but I am going to try and get this in the oven bright and early tomorrow morning. Sounds wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. trilyn

    trilyn Songster

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    My dh will go nuts over this one, actually who wouldn't?! Thanks for the great recipe, this is going to be a great way to use up eggs when the girls start laying!

    You know, all these great recipes on here, I've gotta watch myself that I don't gain another 10 lbs!! lol [​IMG]
  5. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    Oooo this looks like it will be FAB! I am definately going to have to make some next week [​IMG]
  6. Redyre Rotties

    Redyre Rotties Songster

    Jul 8, 2009
    North Carolina, USA
    I use a 10 egg recipe too, it is a little simpler but FABULOUS!!!

    The first step to a great cake is have ALL INGREDIENTS at room temp through and through.

    And don't rush the creaming of the butter and sugar. [​IMG]


    3 c. sugar
    1 lb. butter, softened
    10 eggs
    4 c. plain flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    2 tsp. vanilla

    Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Measure and sift flour, baking powder and dash of salt. Add flour to mixture in several parts. Stop mixer, add about 1/3 of the flour, start mixer back slowly, then mix fast JUST UNTIL MIXED. Repeat until dry ingredients are all incorporated. Scrape down sides after each mixing. Put in 10 inch tube pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Cool in pan for a few minutes before removing.

    This makes a FABULOUS chocolate pound cake. Add 1/4 cup milk after the butter and eggs are creamed, and 1/4 cup of good cocoa, mix it in with the flour.

    For a FABULOUS lemony experience, add 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice just before adding in dry ingredients. When all mixed, fold in by hand 1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped lemon zest.

    Glaze with lemon glaze. I like to glaze a warm cake.

    1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    Lemon zest to taste (I like a LOT)
    1/2 to one cup powdered sugar, depending on how thick you want the glaze.

    You can also make a glaze for the chocolate cake by using milk or cream instead of lemon juice with the powdered sugar.

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  7. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Songster

    Aug 16, 2008
    Brooksville, Fl
    I wanted this near the top 'cause it sounds like a great gift!
  8. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    YIPPIE! [​IMG] Just what i was looking for!
    I am printing out both and making cakes tomorrow!
    I'll have to make at least one of each recipe though, only fair. [​IMG]
    Thank you all for posting them! This is a fabulous site with fabulous people! [​IMG]
  9. backdoorchicken

    backdoorchicken Songster

    Jul 14, 2009
    newport news va
    this sounds awesome. we are starting to have extra eggs that we need to do something with.

    even sounds like it's worth me buying an extra large tube pan.
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2009
  10. jojo54

    jojo54 Songster

    Aug 24, 2009
    BC Canada
    Quote:So are you saying Pet milk is evaporated milk? I haven't seen it but maybe being in Canada we don't have that brand. [​IMG]

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