Well, here we are. Four days before Christmas, and I was still wracking my brains as to what new dessert I should try for Christmas Day. Then it hit me. I love grilled pound cake with hot fudge, vanilla ice cream, and toasted pecans. BINGO! My usual Christmas desserts are pie or cheesecake. Neither of which you can go wrong with.
Since we are of low numbers in our household, it always needs to be something that can be frozen. I think the older you get, the less you can pack it in!
I, however, cannot simply just tell you I’m making pound cake; that would be rather dry. No. I thought it might be fun to take a quick ride in our “foodie” time machine and indulge in some pound cake history. So, hop in and buckle up. We are headed for the early 18th century in Nothern Europe.Continue reading