Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

BakeDelights By Shingie

Custom couture cakes for any occasion



Pound Cake Trivia

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 4:40 PM



'Pound Cake' is so named because the original recipe consisted of one pound each of butter, sugar, flour and eggs. It originated sometime in the first half of the 18th century.


Here is a recipe from the 'Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy' by Hanna Glasse (1747).



Note the option of a pound of currants.

Note all the 'beating' - and all done with the hand - in particular the 1 HOUR time. That's one heck of a workout!


To Make a Pound Cake

Take a pound of butter, beat it in an earthen pan with your hand one way, till it is like a fine thick cream: then have ready twelve eggs, but half the whites; beat them well, and beat them up with the butter, a pound of flour beat in it, a pound of sugar, and a few carraways. Beat it all well together for an hour with your hand, or a great wooden spoon, butter a pan and put it in, and then bake it an hour in a quick oven. For a change you may put in a pound of currants, clean washed and picked.


Categories: None

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.


Reply GaiverjEw
1:34 AM on September 1, 2018 

Downloads music club Dj's, mp3 private server.

Deep-House, Nu-Disco, Hardstyle, Hardcore, Jumpstyle,
Electronic, Alternative, Alternative Rock, Ambient,
Avantgarde, Ballad, Bass, Beat, Black Metal,Blues,
Classical, Chanson, Country, Dance Hall, Death Metal,
Folk-Rock, Funk, Gangsta Rap, Gothic Rock,Hard Rock

Best Regards,
Reply Sharonavece
4:52 AM on February 24, 2019 
Incredible update of captcha breaking software "XRumer 16.0 + XEvil":
captchas solution of Google (ReCaptcha-2 and ReCaptcha-3), Facebook, BitFinex, Bing, Hotmail, SolveMedia, Yandex,
and more than 8400 another subtypes of captcha,
with highest precision (80..100%) and highest speed (100 img per second).
You can use XEvil 4.0 with any most popular SEO/SMM programms: iMacros, XRumer, GSA SER, ZennoPoster, Srapebox, Senuke, and more than 100 of other programms.

Interested? You can find a lot of introducing videos about XEvil in YouTube.


Good luck!
Reply CarrieLounk
5:59 AM on February 24, 2019 
Carrie Underwood is my favourite US contry singer. She is young, beautiful and charming woman in her 30s. Her strong voice takes me away from all troubles of this planet and I can enjoy my life and listen songs created by her mind. Now she is on a Cry Pretty 360 Tour started in May of 2019. The concerts scheduled for this year, up to the 31st of October. Tickets are available for all men and women with different income. If you love country music as mush as I, then you must visit at least one of her concert. All tour dates are available at the Carrie Underwood tour 2019. Visit the website and make yourself familiar with all powerful Carrie Underwood concerts in 2019!
Reply Remival
1:37 PM on April 17, 2019 
Odzyskiwanie informacji Warszawa oferuje usugi przywracania dostpu do skasowanych danych po jakichkolwiek wariantach uszkodze noników, jak: uszkodzenia logiczne typu problemy z partycj. Wejd tutaj aby zapozna si z informacjami dotyczcymi odzyskiwania danych
Reply EdgarJex
7:54 PM on May 8, 2019 
! !
Reply Josephmup
4:51 PM on May 9, 2019 
free downloads for tablets mind and body medicine
Reply Edwardfig
11:33 PM on May 12, 2019 
Reply ArthurPriva
11:03 AM on May 31, 2019 
nexus 10 32gb tablet from google cheap albuterol inhalers no prescription
Reply Pennybon
11:17 AM on June 6, 2019 
Alecnib () - (Alectinib) - . - , , . , .

ALK- . Alecnib () - (Alectinib) - , .

, . , , , . . . , , . . 600 ( 4 ) . , , .
Alecnib () - (Alectinib) - , .

, , , : , ; , ; , ; , .

Alecnib () - (Alectinib) - . , - , , , . , , . , , , . , , , , . Alecnib () - (Alectinib) - .
Reply ThomasJaina
7:26 AM on June 11, 2019 
nausea medicine for pregnant women what is health policy
Reply Thomasplota
9:36 AM on June 21, 2019
Toy Story 4 2019
Toy Story 4 movie
watch Toy Story 4 free online
Toy Story 4 stream
Toy Story 4 online stream free
Reply uraemura
1:50 AM on July 11, 2019 
Reply Jamesfricy
5:40 PM on July 30, 2019 
Reply Kaecexam
7:38 PM on August 15, 2019 
Reply jejanWes
10:34 PM on August 15, 2019 
buy viagra online
Reply groupbuyGex
6:51 AM on August 16, 2019 
acquire unlimited bureau buy produts for the fragment of the price. This present is ultimate and awesome. You will acquire crypto signals, wordpress plugins and themes, cracked softwares, courses from the best resources and many more. Go to the site crypto-group-buy dot com and see what is interesting for you personally. We are preparing arbitrage opportunity monitor for our users and many new interesting services. as a consequence you can buy many premium accounts for lifetime, netflix, grammarly and tens of oscillate and rare accounts will be simple in our crypto-group-buy site. Go to chech it now.
Reply Jamesrhymn
10:41 PM on August 27, 2019 
canadian online pharmacy canadian pharmacy online canada drug pharmacy