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  • Pound cake — denotes five related types of dessert cakes:outhern styleA traditional American pound cake would contain one pound each of flour, butter, eggs, and sugarFact|date=June 2008. This recipe is quite popular in Southern states and is usually a staple… …   Wikipedia

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  • pound cake — n [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Because it was made of a pound of each of the things in it] a heavy cake made from flour, sugar, and butter …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pound cake — pound′ cake n. coo a rich cake made with flour, butter, sugar, and eggs, orig. in proportions of a pound each • Etymology: 1740–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • pound cake — pound ,cake noun count a plain cake made with eggs and equal amounts of flour, sugar, and butter …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pound cake — noun rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour • Hypernyms: ↑cake, ↑loaf * * * noun Etymology: so called from the original method of measuring the principal ingredients in pounds : a rich butter cake made with many eggs… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pound Cake speech — The Pound Cake Speech was given by Bill Cosby in May 2004, at an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. In it, Cosby was highly critical of some members and subsets of the black… …   Wikipedia

  • pound cake — noun Etymology: from the original recipe prescribing a pound of each of the principal ingredients Date: 1747 a rich butter cake made with a large proportion of eggs and shortening …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pound cake — a rich, sweet cake made originally with approximately a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • pound cake — noun A dense yellow cake; the traditional recipe consists of a pound (unit of weight) each of butter, eggs, flour, and sugar …   Wiktionary

  • pound cake — noun N. Amer. a rich cake originally made with a pound of each chief ingredient …   English new terms dictionary

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