People are passionate about their treats. When it comes to desserts, there are definite opinions about what is best. In a recent poll on True Food Movement, you voted for cake!
Yep, the results are:
- Cake 57%
- Cookies 26%
- Pie 17%
We were expecting a little more of a three-way tie, but our readers showed a clear preference. While True Food Movement is all about incorporating food into a healthy lifestyle, it’s also about celebrating with a treat now and then. Making sweets from scratch, with real ingredients, is always better than anything you can find in a grocery store. We also lean towards desserts with a European flair, which tend to have less sugar overall. A few of our recipes to try:
Do you agree with the results of our favorite dessert poll? Do you know of a “healthier” recipe to try? Or do you just optimize flavor and thoroughly enjoy it when you do splurge?
History of Cake
The history of cake is interesting. The idea of a sweet treat developed from bread, adding sweetness with fruits and honey. The word cake from the Old Norse word “kaka.” Generally speaking cakes are based on a base recipe of eggs, sugar, butter and flour with all sorts of flavorings and variations. The Linzer Torte is considered the world’s oldest cake.