Pound Cake at Midnight

Emma here. My poor mother was stuck at Disneyland from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday for my sister’s choir performance. They got second place! (Out of two teams, but that is unnecessary information). After the choir sang, it was 70 minute wait lines and greasy turkey legs to look forward to until the awards banquet in the evening. Needless to say, when mom called me on the road home, she sounded exhausted.

I decided to whip up a treat to welcome her back to our humble abode after a long day. I sat at the kitchen table considering my fallback, chocolate chip cookies, and a mighty good fallback indeed. But then I thought that something breakfast-y might be nice (not that chocolate chip cookies can’t, and won’t, be eaten for breakfast in our household). After all, their estimated time of arrival was halfway to breakfast anyways. Also, everyone would have something to munch on in the morning.

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