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Chocolate Pound Cake

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1-cup butter, room temperature
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 (8-ounce) bittersweet chocolate bar or chocolate chips
1 (16-ounce) can chocolate syrup
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sour milk or buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour a 12-cup bundt pan, parting 2 inches at the top for the cake to rise.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar collectively until downy.

Add eggs, one at a time; beat until fully integrated.

In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate bar or chocolate chips; stirring until smooth.

Remove from heat.

Add chocolate syrup and butter-sugar mixture; stir until well mixed.

Add 1/2 the milk mixture to chocolate mixture. Add 1 1/2 cups flour, mixing well.

Add remaining milk mixture and remaining 1 1/2 cups flour; beat until well incorporated.

Pour into prepared bundt pan.

Bake approximately 1 hour 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center come out clean. Remove from oven and cool 15 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan and invert onto a cake plate.

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