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Moms Take the Cake

It doesn't have to be fancy, expensive or unusual. Moms just want to know that they are loved. That costs nothing but if you really want to do something special why not be an angel and make this light as a cloud tasting angel food cake with whipped cream raspberry frosting.

Oh, I know, you don't want to mess with 12 egg whites that need beating until the peaks are as high as the Swiss Alps. You don't have to. There are many respectable angel food cake mixes on the market. Get one, add the required amount of water and whip. Bake the cake according to the package directions.

When cool, split the cake into 2 layers and place one layer on a cake plate.

Whip 1 pint of whipping cream with 2 tablespoons sugar until it begins to thicken then add 1 cup raspberries and continue beating until cream is thick. Spread some of the cream mixture evenly over the cake layer. Top with the second layer and frost the cake completely. Decorate the top with whole raspberries and mint leaves. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


  1. Deborah In California's avatar

    Deborah In California

    Mary Ann, the cake looks delicious!
    I may just make it for myself on Mother's Day.
    Thank you for suggesting it is absolutely O.K. to use a mix.
    Happy Mothers' Day to you and all Moms!

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