Make baking healthier with this surprising substitute
Almost everyone promises to eat healthier at the beginning of a new year, but sometimes that sweet tooth will cry out for a treat. Is there a way to enjoy sweets, like a slice of cake or a cupcake, and still stay on the healthy path? Kila Peeples found a way to still have a baked goods, but you swap out the eggs and oil for a healthy, savory fruit. Kila made cupcakes using store-bought cake mix, but instead of using the three eggs and vegetable oil, she used one large avocado. Watch the video above to see if Jason Carr and Tati Amare can taste the difference between cupcakes baked traditionally or with an avocado.
Taste the sweet success of Good Cakes and Bakes
Kila Peeples met with business owner April Anderson to learn about the surprising journey that led to her to create Good Cakes and Bakes in Detroit. Good Cakes and Bakes focuses on making Southern influenced baked goods, from German Chocolate cupcakes to St. Louis favorite Gooey cake. April says she has been baking since she was young girl, helping her mother out the kitchen. She was working in finance before she decided to change her path and open Good Cakes and Bakes. Watch the video above to see April’s journey and what exactly Gooey Cake is all about.