Almond Milk Cake
3 egg whites
7 oz. almond paste
12 egg yolks
12 egg whites
10 oz. sugar, granulated
1 tsp. vanilla extract
7 oz. cake flour 6 cups skim milk
1 ½ cup honey
½ tsp. vanilla extract
¾ cup sugar, granulated
2 cups lowfat (neufchatel) cream cheese
¾ tbsp. toasted crushed almond slivers
- Gradually mix the 3 egg whites into the almond paste to soften it.
- Whip the 12 egg yolks with 3 oz. sugar to ribbon stage. Add the vanilla extract and slowly add this to the almond paste.
- Whip the 12 egg whites to soft peaks with remaining 7 oz. sugar and carefully fold into yolk mixture. Then fold in the cake flour.
- Immediately spread the batter on a paper-lined sheet pan (do not use any spray oil). Bake at 350 degrees F for 10–12 minutes until done. Allow to cool. Cut cake into three equal sheets.
- Heat the milk and honey with the vanilla extract to a low simmer.
- Assemble the layers by spreading lightly with a low-fat cream cheese and sugar mix.
- With a bamboo skewer or toothpick, poke holes in the sheet cake. Pour the milk mixture over the cake and refrigerate until cold.
- Cut rectangular shaped pieces about 2 X 3 inches and sprinkle with lightly toasted, crushed almond slivers.
Glazed Lemon Pound Cake with Blueberries
1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
¾ cup fructose
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
¼ cup orange juice
1/8 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup canola oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp lemon zest
½ cup frozen blueberries
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
2. Spray baking pan (3” x 4 ½” x 8”) with pan spray.
3. Combine flour, fructose, baking powder, soda and salt.
4. Mix together orange juice, lemon juice, canola oil, vanilla, lemon zest and eggs.
5. Incorporate wet items into dry items.
6. Add frozen blueberries.
4. Place batter into baking pan.
5. Bake 50-55 minutes.
½ cup powdered sugar
1/8 cup lemon juice
1 tsp melted butter
1. Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice and melted butter.
2. Brush cake with powdered sugar lemon juice glaze.
Deep Dark Chocolate Cake with White Chocolate
1¾ cup unsifted flour
2 cup sugar
¾ cup cocoa
1½ tsp. baking soda
1½ tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 cup milk
½ cup canola oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup frozen raspberries
3 Tbsp. pomegranate juice
3 Tbsp. fructose (or sugar)
- Mix the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt).
- Add the eggs, milk, canola oil and vanilla extract. Mix until thoroughly combined.
- Mix in the hot water.
- Pour into an oil-sprayed 9" x 13" baking pan.
- Fold in white chocolate.
- Bake at 350° F for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Combine raspberries, pomegranate juice and fructose in a small sauce pan.
- Simmer over low-medium heat until all the raspberries are broken down.
- Puree, strain and cool. Drizzle on each piece of cake.
Carbohydrates (g): 44
Protein (g): 4
Fat (g): 3
Fiber (g): 2
Lime Pots de Creme
1/3 cup key lime juice
1/2 cup fructose
4 whole eggs
1/2 cup 2% milk
- Blend all items on high 2-3 minutes.
- Divide into six ramekins.
- Place ramekins in 2" full pan.
- Fill with hot water level to the créme.
- Bake 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Tofu Ambrosia with Cantaloupe and Honeydew
2 cups cantaloupe, ¼" diced
2 cups honeydew, ¼" diced
1 cup tofu whipped cream (recipe below)
Tofu Whipped Cream Ingredients:
8 oz. soft tofu
2 Tbsp. maple syrup
1 Tbsp. agave syrup
1 tsp. orange peel, grated
1 tsp. pure vanilla
Dash nutmeg, ground
- Blend all tofu whipped cream ingredients in a food processor or with a mixer.
- Toss tofu whipped cream with cantaloupe and honeydew.
Apple Walnut Bread Pudding
¼ tsp. vanilla beans, split
½ cup brown sugar
1 cup milk
¼ lb. whole wheat bread, cubed
½ apple, peeled, sliced
¼ oz. walnuts, chopped
¼ tsp. apple pie spice
¾ cup caramel sauce (see recipe below)
- Warm milk with vanilla bean and brown sugar to dissolve the sugar.
- Beat eggs with salt and pepper.
- Add bread, apples and apple pie spice to egg and milk mixture.
- Pour into a baking pan and bake (preferably in a water bath) for 30 minutes at 325° degrees.
- Serve with Caramel Sauce (see recipe).
- Dust each serving with cinnamon.
Caramel Sauce Ingredients:
3 fl. oz. water
3 fl. oz. sugar
3 Tbsp. corn syrup
1/4 cup cream
2 Tbsp. butter
- Combine water, sugar and corn syrup. Cook to a light caramel.
- Cautiously add cream, stirring to blend.
- Stir in butter.