Fall 2019 Eggsaminer - Baking Trends

KEEP IT INDULGENT YET AUTHENTIC

Americans of all ages believe indulgent baked goods can fit into an overall healthy diet. Snack cakes as one example, which often rely on a sponge cake base, boast a 75% household penetration rate.1 At the same time consumers want authentic, natural ingredients and better transparency.2 There is a way to balance them both.

Source: 1. National Confectioners Association, 2. The Hartman Group

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Eggs and heart disease: Considering the research

Within the past six months, several research studies added more data to the mix on egg consumption and risk for heart disease. Not all of the research was in agreement. So where does that leave us? Egg Nutrition Center Director, Mickey Rubin, Ph.D., puts the latest research in perspective.


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Food and Egg Innovations
Pillsbury Angel Food Premium Cake Mix

#1. Pillsbury Angel Food Premium Cake Mix

Pillsbury Angel Food Premium Cake Mix relies on dried egg whites to supply the anticipated height, color and uniform crumb size once the mix is completed and baked. A light, airy angel food cake relies on the foaming properties of egg white. This angel food cake once prepared, is fat free and designed for convenience, with just one additional ingredient required to prepare.

Kidfresh Homestyle Waffles

#2. Kidfresh Homestyle Waffles

Stealth health products help parents feed their children more nutritious meals or snacks with less fuss. Kidfresh homestyle frozen waffles hide butternut squash in the mix. These waffles provide a good source of iron and calcium, plus 8 grams of protein per serving. Eggs in formulation help supply protein plus functionality for proper shape, rise and form.

Cookies Con Amore Assorted Jelly Jam Sandwich Cookies

#3. Cookies Con Amore Assorted Jelly Jam Sandwich Cookies

Con Amore as a company says it is committed to sourcing the highest quality ingredients for its artisanal Italian style cookies. It uses a traditional recipe passed down through generations to bake its mildly sweet and slightly fruity jam cookie sandwiches, with real eggs part of that traditional recipe. Six servings of assorted jam cookies per box.

Smartcake Beyond Gluten Free Orange Cream Flavored Cake

#4. Smartcake Beyond Gluten Free Orange Cream Flavored Cake

The Smartcake brand released a limited-edition flavor in its popular gluten-free cake line with orange cream. Each cake offers up five grams of fiber, four grams of protein and just 38 calories each, with two cakes included per pack. The first ingredient on the label is simply eggs. This product is promoted as zero carbs and non-GMO.

Cooper Street Twice Baked Light and Crunchy Lemon Blueberry Cookies

#5. Cooper Street Twice Baked Light and Crunchy Lemon Blueberry Cookies

The twice-baked process and simple, authentic ingredients help create the light, crispy texture of these lemon blueberry cookies. Wild Maine blueberries nestle up to other classic cookie ingredients like whole eggs, living up to the promise of nothing artificial. Just 30 calories per individual cookie for a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack.

Bakers Treat Confetti Cake Mini Muffins

#6. Baker’s Treat Confetti Cake Mini Muffins

Nothing says a party like confetti and nothing helps muffin mixtures quite like the multiple functional properties found in real eggs. These colorful mini muffins advertise they contain 0 grams trans fat and no high fructose corn syrup. Five individual packs of confetti cake muffins per carton with 200 calories per serving.



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