Healthy Baking Guide

Baking can be very rewarding—especially when the fruits of your labor turn out healthy and delicious. Browse through our best techniques and recipes to start your delectable baking adventure.

Pound Cake Recipes

Enjoy our favorite healthy pound cake recipes that deliver full flavor in every bite.

Pound Cake Perfection
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Pound Cake Perfection

The original recipe for classic pound cake had a 1-to-1-to-1-to-1 ratio of eggs, butter, sugar, and flour—often calling for a full pound of butter. The result was confection perfection: compact, moist little crumbs surrounded by a browned sugar crust. Here we reveal our best tricks for producing the same delightful dessert with less than a quarter of the traditional butter quantity.

First up is our Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze. Look for whole-wheat pastry flour in the baking aisle at major supermarkets. Garnish with additional strawberries and fresh mint leaves.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

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