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Old Fashioned Pound Cake

June 1, 2012 Cakes and Pies

My husband and I spent a restful Memorial Day weekend in the hills of Saluda, NC. It was so relaxing I couldn’t bring myself to do anything productive (such as blogging). Please forgive me for the sudden lapse. I offer this amazing pound cake recipe in hopes that you’ll overlook my absence. Admittedly, this is [...]

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Strawberry Pound Cake with Basil Whipped Cream

March 28, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

Hold on to your hats. This it ain’t your grandma’s strawberry shortcake.   Ingredients: (makes 1 loaf) 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter 3 eggs 1/3 cup strawberry puree (measure out 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen berries and then blend) 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp baking soda [...]

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