is actually a cake having its 3 main ingredients
in equal weight, i.e one pound each of flour, sugar & butter
These days people are more health conscious
and tend to consume less sugar and less fat
Nevertheless, pound cake is welcomed with slight reduction in sugar.
1) To avoid cracking & hard crust, do not fill more than 1/2 the height of pan
2) Gluten is produced if batter is over-mix, this cause domed top
3) Do not use black pan as it cause over-browning of side & bottom of cake