National Pound Cake Day
Food Facts on Pound Cake
- Pound cake refers to a type of cake traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar.
- Pound cakes are baked in a loaf pan or a Bundt mold, and served either dusted with powdered sugar, lightly glazed, or sometimes with a coat of icing.
- Pound cakes dates back to the early 1700’s.
- There are numerous variations on the traditional pound cake, with certain countries and regions having distinctive styles.