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3. How Many Eggs to Use

When making a traditional pound cake, it can be difficult to determine how many eggs equal up to a pound. Eggs, particularly those from farmer’s markets or organic stores, vary in size and weight. You can resolve the issue using a kitchen scale, but not every aspiring baker has access to one. If you don’t have a scale, the rule of thumb is that a large egg is usually fairly close to two ounces. Typically, a pound would consist of eight to nine large eggs.

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