Grandmother Mary’s Pound Cake

I’m on vacation this week, so I’m doing a little recycling here.  I wrote the post below back in 2011 when I first started blogging, so it’s probably a safe bet that many of you haven’t seen it.  In the spirit of “Christmas in July” I’m re-posting it today.

My grandmother Mary (I’m named for my two grandmothers Mary and Christine), made the most amazing pound cake I have ever tasted.  Buttery-sweet and perfectly crusty on top.  I’m pretty sure that she made the pound cake at various times during the year, but I have a very strong association with it around the holidays. Continue reading