Angel Food Cake with Fresh From the Farm Berries

Since I’ve been working out a lot more lately and still have a super huge sweet tooth, I’ve been on the hunt for “healthier” baking ideas. I’ve been slowly losing my taste testers too, since they don’t want to pack on the calories every time I bake! I asked around to some avid bakers for suggestions, and good friend of mine recommended Angel food cake. Since there is no butter, milk or egg yolk, it looked like something that I should definitely try; the ingredient list seemed healthy enough. And…

Embracing the Summer with Strawberry Shortcake

My husband first introduced me to the famous Roy Roger’s strawberry shortcake a few years ago. When he described to me that it was a biscuit, topped with strawberries and jam, and finished off with ice cream, I was a little hesitant. I wasn’t too sure how that combination would turn out. But as we drove away from the drive through window, and I took my first bite, it was insanely delicious! It was one of the best summer treats I’ve ever had. With the weather being so extremely hot…

First Attempt at a Carrot Cake

Looking back on my baking adventure so far, I realized that I only have one cake recipe under my belt. I’m not sure why, but I feel that baking cupcakes and cookies are so much easier than a cake. But I will not be intimidated! So last night, I decided to try my hand at making a carrot cake for dessert. I must admit however, that this is not my best work. So a lesson to be learned here — wait until the cake cools COMPLETELY before frosting and have patience…

A Healthy Cake Recipe?!

Since I’ve started my whole baking adventure, I have yet to try and tackle baking a cake, until tonight that is! I challenged myself to finally make a cake. And I didn’t just want to bake any cake, but I wanted something healthy that I could feel good about after having more than one slice. So, I found this amazing orange walnut cake recipe on Martha Stewart’s Whole Living site and tried it tonight. It’s full of vitamin C, folate and omega 3 fatty acids, so I felt that this…