twelve-ounce pound cake

Discuss this oxymoron in the comments below.


  • Randomgirl

    well, first of all. pound cake is called pound of cake cuz there is a pound of butter, its not the whole cake.but then if theres a whole pound of butter, it would weigh more than 12 oz.

  • Randomgirl

    well, first of all. pound cake is called pound of cake cuz there is a pound of butter, its not the whole cake.but then if theres a whole pound of butter, it would weigh more than 12 oz.

  • Froggeroon

    Perhaps its a cake of precious metal (troy not avoir dupois?!)