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March 4: National Pound Cake Day

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March 4: National Pound Cake Day

March 4: National Pound Cake Day

Being that it”s National Pound Cake Day & the hubs and I both love pound cake … I just casino had to make one.

Milliion Dollar Pound Cake from Southern Living

Milliion Dollar Pound Cake ~ Southern Living

There are so many classic pound cake recipes out there but I wanted to find a new one that I had never made before so I settled on the Million Dollar Pound Cake from Southern Living magazine.

Milliion Dollar Pound Cake

Milliion Dollar Pound Cake

Although, this recipe did not turn out the way I would have wanted, it tastes really good. The issues with this particular cake are probably my own fault, anyway. Because it”s only the hubs and me, I didn”t want to make the entire recipe so I halved it. Then, I didn”t quite bake it long enough (as you can see from the pic above). Also, I got busy with another task and forgot to turn it out from the pan after 15 minutes, as the recipe requested. When I did remove it from the pan, it crumbled a lot. In fact, the entire top came completely off.

Pound Cake

Pound Cake

No worries, though. All I had to do was cut off the offending top portion and all is well in pound cake land. Hubby had his with fresh strawberries and whipped cream while I had mine as is.

Happy Monday!
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  1. Thanks for the shoutout CJ! I’m honored to be included in all of these wonderful links! Great MM!
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  2. That’s what’s so great about pound cake. Even the mistakes and not quite rights are delicious. :)
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  3. I don’t think I have ever eaten pound cake in my entire life!! Is this a sin?

  4. To me it looks delightful!! I would love a piece of that lovely looking cake.
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  5. What a wonderful looking soft cake :)

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  6. YUM! I love pound cake – especially with peanut butter spread all over it but I can only have that once per year – because it has about a month’s worth of calories in it!
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  7. That looks delicious – and suspiciously like Madeira cake.
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