Recipe Makeovers

Lighter, healthier, but just as tasty: See how we made over these favorite dishes.

Pound Cake: Recipe Makeover

Heart-healthy canola oil helps lighten a classic dessert, while an ingenious technique deepens flavor and adds richness.

Light Pound Cake Step Three
Photography: Johnny Autry

Step 3

When the pod is cool enough to handle, scrape out any remaining flavor-packed seeds, and stir into the oil. Tip: Store the scraped pod in your vanilla extract to enhance flavor.

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