Traditionally pound cakes were named so, because most of the ingredients that go into it were measured in pounds. But these days people don't usually go by that measure as the cakes get heavier. To make it light and spongy, some alteration needs to be made in the proportion of ingredients.
So here it is, the recipe to spongy pound cake, which remained in our snack box for only a little while.
Recipe courtesy : Joy of Baking