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Angel Food Cake – Loaf Pan Experiment

July 8th, 2008

The Finished Cakes

I would like to welcome Mike Brindley, a co-worker and fellow food-lover.  He let me try some of this angel food cake and I have to say it was quite fluffy and delicious!  I hope you enjoy it! — Keith

I’ve always loved angel food cake; so light and airy. Years ago, I made it from a boxed mix, like my Mom did. Recently, I’ve seen some TV chefs make angel food from scratch and they emphasized how easy it was to make; that gave me the itch to try it for myself! But I didn’t have an angel food cake pan. So I decided to try it with loaf pans. (…read more and get the recipe)

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Strawberry Chiffon Shortcake

June 12th, 2008

Strawberry Chiffon Shortcake

Rachel has an obsession with this food blog, so naturally she always wants to try out recipes.  I don’t blame her, the photos and ideas look so perfect.  So my sister-in-law had her 21st birthday a few days ago so Rachel set out to make her the strawberry chiffon shortcake from the blog for her.  I love strawberries and whipped cream (who doesn’t?) so I was sold on this cake the instant I saw the photo.  When she finished it last night we sliced into the tall, beautiful, 3-layer treat and enjoyed it with the birthday girl.  The cake was light and fluffy and the lemon zest did indeed offset the missing flavor of butter (as is suggested in the blog).  The whipped cream and fresh strawberries added to the flavor and texture to create a delicate and delicious cake.  We decided the only think we’d do different is put whipped cream around the sides next time. (…read more and get the recipe)

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