Bless Your Spoon: Pound cake recipes date back to 1700s – Davie County Enterprise Record

By Stephanie Williams Dean

Bless Your Spoon

This week and next, we’ll be reading some of the oldest and most popular recipes for cake – the southern pound cakes. A true pound cake recipe is one that dates back to the 1700s.

Consider that here in the South, this cake is part of our food heritage – that alone makes me love it. Originally, the cake earned the name because of how it’s made – originally with a pound of each – butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. When I imagine an ancestral great-grandparent baking that Southern Butter Pound recipe, the

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She also beat fellow nominees Beyoncé, Black Pumas, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa and Post Malone.

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