German Chocolate Pound Cake
1 bar German's sweet chocolate
2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp. butter flavoring
1 cup buttermilk
3 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
Partially melt chocolate over hot water.
Remove and stir rapidly until melted. Cool. Cream sugar and shortening.
Add eggs, flavorings and buttermilk.
Sift together flour, soda and salt; add to shortening.
Mix well. Blend in chocolate.
Pour into a well-greasted and floured 9-inch tube pan.
Bake 300 degrees for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Remove from pan will still hot and place under tightly fitting cover until thoroughly cooled.
Serve plain or will following glaze.