Chocolate Pound Cake II 2 Reviews By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 144 Print This is good warm, topped with butter, or just plain. You may want to use a glaze, but we like it plain. Chocolate Pound Cake II Ingredients 1 cup butter1/2 cup shortening3 cups white sugar5 egg whites5 egg yolks4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder3 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup milk2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 cup chopped pecans Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. 2 Sift together flour, cocoa and salt. Set aside. 3 Cream margarine and shortening. Gradually add sugar while beating. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat well after each addition. 4 Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Add vanilla. 5 In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into cake batter. 6 Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Sprinkle nuts on top. 7 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Do not over bake.