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Jul
7
14:28

TWO BELLES CLOSED

TWO BELLES IS MOVING TO WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA!
WE'LL BE CLOSED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS AS WE TRANSITION.
LOOKING FORWARD TO BAKING FOR YOU IN A FUN NEW LOCATION!

Jul
18
10:17

Spreading the Pound Cake Love In Afghanistan

Some of my favorite customers (and favorite people) are the members of our military. Dedication, honor, sacrifice, integrity, courage -- these are the men and women I hold up as role models for my children. So it’s not surprising that one of my favorite pound cake stories involves a very special military couple, both serving in Afghanistan, and enduring a long separation. First, the husband ordered a pound cake for his wife. She is from the south and was craving a little taste of home. She enjoyed the cake so much that he ordered another for her and one for himself.

Jan
21
12:33

Amazing Pound Cake Story: The Blessing of a Mistake

As I come to the end of every holiday season, I am always amazed that hundreds of pound cakes arrive on time at their appointed destinations. What a wonder! But this Christmas, a real miracle happened when one pound cake ended up in the wrong place.

Oct
20
19:22

Amazing Pound Cake Tip: Top It!

One of the first words that comes to my mind when I think pound cake -- versatility! I mean you can serve it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea. Pack it in a picnic, wrap a slice for the lunch box, use it as a hostess gift. It freezes beautifully, so it’s “on call” whenever you need it -- slice some now, freeze some for later.

May
2
19:35

Amazing Pound Cake Tip: Toast It!

Have you ever tried toasting a piece of classic pound cake? Every guy I know (southern or otherwise) flips for this: Put a hearty slice of pound cake in a toaster oven or under the broiler just long enough for the sugars in the cake to caramelize to a toasty goodness.

May
2
19:34

Amazing Pound Cake Tip: Share It!

When I lived in Atlanta, a neighbor named Geraldine would sit on her porch with her old dog, Buttercup. More often than not, she would call down, “When you gonna bring me some of that pound cake?” referring to my mother’s recipe, “The Mama Louise”.

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