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Fun Fact – Did you know…

October 10, 2011 @ 8:07 am
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Have you ever been sitting there enjoying that rich, buttery piece of lemon pound cake and say to yourself, "Hey self, why is a lemon pound cake called a 'pound' cake?" If so, this fun fact is for you! No, it's not because you'll gain a pound for every bite you take... though that might happen. Did you know that the original recipe came from ancient times, when a pound of sugar, a pound of flour, a pound of fat (butter) and a pound of eggs were used for making the cake! And there you have it.  A pound cake [...]