Pound cake originated in 18th century England from a simple recipe: one pound each of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs. Some years later, Chocolate was added. Joy! This Chocolate Pound Cake, a great choice, will not disappoint you from the first bite to the last. For the chocolate lover. A classic pound cake, just in chocolate! Not too heavy and not too light this cake is perfect with a cup of your favorite coffee or as a dessert.