Southern Pound Cakes…

Well, I couldn’t resist- Southern Pound Cakes are mouth watering! And Deke’s Chocolate Pound Cake is especially good! Since today is his birthday- I wanted to share it with you again! https://camelliascottage.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/img_2302.jpg?w=652&h=508

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IMG_2302 Deke’s Decadent Chocolate Pound Cake

Southern Pound Cakes are the standard bearer of civilized Southern Society. You can hold your head up high if there is a pound cake in the house, especially if you have perfected pound cakes made by your ancestors. It is considered treasonous to proclaim another person’s pound cake is better than your momma’s. The Southern obsession with good manners, genteel living and our thinly disguised ancestor worship may be summed up in the humble Southern Pound Cake. ‘This pound cake was mah momma’s recipe and her muhtha before her- why mah family’s been making pound cakes for at least 7 generations. If ah’m not badly mistaken it was one of her ancestors who brought the first pound cake over on the Mayflower or they surely would’ve starved to death!’  We can say that without shame or the benefit of DNA testing – because we know who we think we…

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