Hershey’s Chocolate Pound Cake

Merry Christmas! I was discussing family Christmas traditions with my friend Pam. She said her mother makes this Hershey’s Chocolate Pound Cake and that they eat it on Christmas morning. Of course, I made it immediately. This made one bundt cake and 4 mini loaves. Next time, I will line the loaf pans with parchment paper. This cake is so moist and delicious, perfect to serve with tea. Thanks Pam!

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Hershey’s Chocolate Pound Cake

16 oz Hershey’s syrup
1 lb Hershey’s chocolate candy
1 cup buttermilk
2 1/2 cup flour
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 eggs
2 sticks butter
2 cup sugar

Melt chocolate over low heat with syrup; cool and add vanilla. Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs, one at a time. Add chocolate mixture to butter. Add flour and soda alternately with buttermilk. Grease and flour 3 loaf pans or 1 bundt and 1 loaf pan or 1 large sheet pan. Bake at 300 to 350 degrees for approximately 1 hour. Check with toothpick or finger press after 45 minutes. Cool before taking from pans.

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