An easy pound cake with German, or semi sweet chocolate chips.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 4 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons butter flavored extract
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups German sweet chocolate chips
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.
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.
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.