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pound cake

n.
A rich, finely textured yellow cake containing eggs, flour, butter, and sugar.

[From the original recipe, calling for a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour.]

pound cake

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poundcake

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(Cookery) a rich fruit cake originally made with a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour

pound′ cake`


n.
a rich cake made with flour, butter, sugar, and eggs, orig. in proportions of a pound each.
[1740–50]
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Noun1.pound cake - rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flourpound cake - rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
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