Pound Cake, Patience, Tolerance, Perseverance, & Resiliency
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In this segment, I will provide how baking a pound cake aided me in developing valuable character traits and values; specifically, patience, tolerance, perseverance, and resiliency.
Baking a pound cake is one of the best things that I have produced in my lifetime, so far.
I began with a recipe outline not a recipe provided by my grandmother and mother - a recipe outline, not a detailed recipe - an outline.
• One pound of butter
• One pound of sugar
• One pound of eggs
• One pound of flour
• and if you feel bold add some flavoring.
• Pre-heat the oven to 300 to 375 degrees
• Do not forget to prepare the right pan – coat the sides of your pan and flour ensuring all the edges are covered.
I assembled all the required ingredients. Not the most expensive ingredients but the ingredients that fit into my grocery budget.
Notice the outline does not state what kind of butter, what kind of sugar, the type of flour, and does not indicate what size for the eggs as well as the outline did not indicate a specific temperature for the oven.
Keep in mind I was given an outline not a recipe.
Did I mention that it was written on the back of an envelope?
The journey begins…
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