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In Hot Pursuit of the Perfect Pound Cake

An ode to everybody’s favorite dessert.

A delish pound cake is sliced on a board. Image: MIXA via Getty

Who knew so many people loved pound cake?

I stumbled upon this big fact when I recently confessed on social media to buying a frozen Sara Lee all-butter pound cake. There are apparently a whole lot of secret Sara Lee worshippers out there because not…




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Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend is a Chicago-based journalist who writes about how food & beverages impact the culture and industry. Email: Audarshia@townsendmediamagic.com

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