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pound cake

Syllabification: pound cake

Definition of pound cake in English:

noun

North American
A rich cake containing a pound, or equal weights, of each chief ingredient, typically flour, butter, and sugar.
Example sentences
  • After he gets some fresh fruit, vegetables, a cheesecake, a pound cake, some ice cream, macaroni & cheese, and a few other things he decides that we can finally leave.
  • But before I relinquish my halter tops, flip flops, and the oscillating fan, you can be sure I'll stash a bit of summer in the freezer, in the form of a raspberry-blueberry pound cake.
  • If you're making your own pound cake, brownies or angel food cake for the chocolate fondue, get baking.

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