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pound cake

noun
1.
a rich, sweet cake made originally with approximately a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50
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  • She did no promotion at all and offered only three cakes: pound, pumpkin and lemon pound cake.
British Dictionary definitions for pound cake

pound cake

noun
1.
a rich fruit cake originally made with a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour
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