Pound cake is a type of cake traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. This simple recipe makes it one of the most basic cakes to bake. The cake is known for its dense, moist texture and rich, buttery flavor. It’s a versatile cake that can be enjoyed plain, dusted with powdered sugar, or served with fruits or whipped cream.

Over time, the recipe has evolved, and many variations now exist, including ones with different flavorings such as vanilla, lemon, or almond. Despite these variations, the classic pound cake remains a beloved dessert for its simplicity and delicious taste.

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