Pecan-Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe
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Pecan-Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe

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This cake's one I prepare frequently for Sunday dinner. I also make it for church meetings and to take to friends who are sick. It goes a long way—unless you have some real "chocoholics"! I've been cooking as long as I've been married, for almost 30 years. My husband's the director of a Christian youth missionary organization, and our two children are 19 and 17.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min.
MAKES:16-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min.
MAKES: 16-20 servings


  • 2-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 385 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, beat sugar, butter (must be very soft but not melted), eggs and almond extract on low just until mixed. Beat on high for 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. On low speed, add flour mixture alternately with milk, mixing just until blended. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Sprinkle pecans in the bottom of a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Carefully pour batter over pecans. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 40 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool 20 minutes in pan before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Originally published as Pecan-Chocolate Chip Pound Cake in Country Woman May/June 1993, p31

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mlst83 User ID: 7470613 31587
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014

"Looks delicious! I don't have enough butter, Can I use shortening?"

strawberrykitchen User ID: 4189097 201046
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2014

"This cake was fabulous and everyone loved it! I used slightly more chocolate chips than the recipe called for, and I recommend it. I will definitely make this cake again!"

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