Angelfood Cake Pops

By April 11, 2014Uncategorized

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PCOS TESTIMONY: Yes, this lifestyle is great for getting pregnant, helping with PCOS and much more! “Hello, I had recently purchased one of your meal-plans, my goal being to get pregnant (I have pco-syndrome) because of my work schedule (anesthesiologist, on-call nights, etc) it was a little tough to completely adhere to the keto-diet. But I managed to cut my carbs to about 50-80 grams/day and I left out all gluten and about 60-70% of my calories were fat-based (good fats) even though i was eating at least 2500 kcal a day (weight loss not being my goal) I lost 5 pounds within a week (I am 5 feet 9 inches and now weigh 130 pounds). I lost my food cravings and feel a nice satiety most of the day, and no more issues with gas or bloating and I am pregnant! Only 3 weeks into changing my diet.

Thank you so much for your advice. sincerely,  Serife from Frankfurt, Germany”

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Do you suffer from Hiatal Hernia?

Eating food high in starch (even “complex carbohydrates”) will keep the hernia problematic. This is because starchy foods cause the blood sugar to rise fast and then plummet to under the normal healthy level. The drop of blood sugar causes the production of serotonin to go down and cause depression. The decrease of serotonin causes the production of histamine, which causes the expansion of blood vessels. Over expansion of blood vessels causes liquid in the blood vessels to leak out. When liquid leaks out into sinus area it causes nasal drip. When it drips into the bronchi, it causes asthma. When it drips into the brain, it causes headaches and migraines.

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Another cause of hiatal hernia is a diet high in omega-6 fatty acids and low in rich in omega-3 fatty acids. When that balance is out of whack, inflammation can set in.

Many mineral deficiencies can also cause hiatal hernia. One of which is magnesium, which is possibly the single most important nutrient for managing this because of its multiple effects on the condition. It is extremely powerful in the relaxation of bronchial muscle, resulting in a reduction of bronchospasm and increased airways diameter. Magnesium stimulates the production of AMP and ATP, two important mediators that create relaxation of bronchospasm. Magnesium also reduces the histamine response, which calms inflammation. (make sure to take magnesium glycinate NOT oxide!)

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Thank you all for your love and support!

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You can switch up the flavors of these cake pops. I used Jay Robb strawberry egg white protein and strawberry extract to make “Strawberry Lemonade Cake Pops.” The different flavors are endless! Some suggestions:

1. Use Jay Robb Chocolate Egg White Protein powder and Kahlua/rum extract; use the custard filling to make “Tiramisu Cake Pops”

2. Use Jay Robb Tropical Dreamsicle Egg White Protein powder and orange extract with vanilla in the cake. Add orange and vanilla extract to the lemon curd to make “Dreamsicle Cake Pops”

3. Use Jay Robb Pina Colada Egg White Protein powder and pineapple extract to the cake. Add pineapple extract to the lemon curd/custard to make “Pina Colada Cake Pops”

Angelfood Cake Pops
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Serves: 12
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift protein powder and natural sweetener together and set aside. In a large clean bowl, whip egg whites with a pinch of salt until foamy (save the yolks for Lemon Curd or Custard). Add cream of tartar and continue to beat until very stiff (you will be able to put bowl upside down and the whites won't fall out). Add your favorite extract flavor. Quickly fold in protein powder mixture. Pour into a greased 10 inch tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. It also makes great FRENCH TOAST.
  2. LEMON CURD: Combine natural sweetener, lemon juice, 4 eggs and lemon peel in heavy medium saucepan and whisk to blend; add butter. Whisk constantly over medium heat until mixture thickens and coats back of spoon thickly (do not boil), about 12 minutes. Pour mixture through strainer into medium bowl. Place bowl in larger bowl filled with ice water and whisk occasionally until lemon curd is cooled completely, about 15 minutes. Add extracts if desired. Can be made 1 day ahead.
  3. CUSTARD (If you don't like lemon): Whisk egg yolks, almond milk, and sweetener in medium metal bowl to blend. Slowly mix in the melted oil/butter so the eggs don't cook unevenly. Set bowl over saucepan of simmering water. Whisk mixture constantly and vigorously until thickened and instant-read thermometer inserted into mixture registers 140°F for 3 minutes, about 5 minutes total (or coats the back of a spoon). Remove mixture from over water. Add extracts if desired. Serve warm or chilled. (If serving chilled, it can be prepared 1-3 days ahead and refrigerated. Re-whisk before serving.
  4. COATING: Place cocoa butter in a double boiler and heat on medium high until fully melted (or microwave safe bowl and heat on high for one minute, check and heat for 30 seconds until melted). Melting cocoa butter takes longer than traditional fats.
  5. Stir in natural sweetener.
  6. Stir in extracts and salt.
  7. TO ASSEMBLE: Crumble cake into large bowl. Add ⅓ cup filling and mix completely. Tip: If you don’t mind getting a little messy, push up your sleeves and use your hands to mix the cake and filling! Be careful not to add too much filling. You want the consistency to be sticky, not soggy.
  8. Roll the mixture into balls and place on cookie sheet.
  9. Dip the ends of the lollipop sticks into the melting chocolate and insert into the balls. stick the handle/pop stick into the chocolate and then into the ball and place in freezer for 5-10 minutes till chilled. Then you bring the pops back out and dip them in the chocolate and then place them in styrofoam to set or can put in freezer/fridge for faster cooling/set.
  10. Chill the pops in the freezer for 15 minutes.
Traditional Angel Food = 159 calories, 0.7g fat, 5.5g fiber, 35g carbs, 0.2g fiber
"Healthified" Angel Food = 54 calories, 0.7g fat, 11.1g protein, 0.9g carbs, trace fiber (11% fat, 82% protein, 7% carbs)
"Healthified" Angel Food with lemon curd = 146 calories, 10g fat, 13g protein, 1g carbs, trace fiber (61% fat, 36% protein, 3% carbs)

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In this class, I will give you the tools to take charge of your bodies fuel source.  Our body has 2 fuel sources, you can be a sugar-burner or you can be a fat-burner (called nutritional ketosis). Going back and fourth between being a sugar burner and a fat burner will cause low energy and inability to get the results you see me posting about my clients. This isn’t a “diet” it is a lifestyle! And I will show you what foods to eat that will keep you in the ‘fat-burning’ mode while squashing your cravings.  Once adapted you will feel amazing, heal from what ails you (autoimmune, high blood pressure, etc.) and lose weight!

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About Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 12 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of "Dairy Free Ketogenic Cooking" and "Keto.". Click here for Keto.: Click here for Easy Dairy Free Ketogenic Cooking:


  • Andrea S. says:

    Hi Maria,
    I too have had great relief from PCOS by adhering to the Maria Way. I have also been taking the suggested 1300 mg of Evening Primrose Oil, and was AMAZED at how quickly it leveled out my hormones and allowed my body to have a period. I have struggled to regulate my periods for YEARS….and was always uneasy when the only solution the doctor had was going on birth control, which NEVER regulated my body! So thank you for all you do, you are truly life changing!


  • Jackie says:

    Maria, what is the recommended dosage for ALA? I am purchasing the NOW foods brand. Thank you.

  • Belinda says:

    Hi Maria,

    Not sure where on the site I should submit my question unrelated to this post.

    I have been reading a lot about people who are taking food-grade Diatomaceous Earth as a daily supplement. What are your thoughts on this? Is this really safe and beneficial to our bodies?

    Thanksfor all you do.

  • Wenchypoo says:

    make sure to take magnesium glycinate NOT oxide!

    What about orotate? It seems to be the best absorbed, but it is hellaciously expensive.

  • Jodi says:

    Oh how i love this blog! Cakepops!!!

  • Christie says:

    I can’t wait to try this after the 30 day accelerated diet is finished, or if I don’t repeat it. I started it Monday and today is Friday, I’ve lost 7 lbs! WOOT WOOT! And feel great!

  • Can I replace cream of tartar with xanthum gum? Also, can I use whey protein powder?

  • Stacy W. says:

    Where can I find the extracts that you use? I can only find lemon, vanilla, almond and mint. Also can you give me an idea where I would find citric acid to make healthified jello?

  • Amanda says:

    Hey Maria, I can’t believe my new progress since becoming Keto-adapted. I realized yesterday how much progress I made in only 18 days. Mainly all the new muscle!! :)) when I feel like enough has changed from my last update I’ll send you a new after picture.
    P.S. it is funny when certain trainers encourage sugar breaks during a very difficult workout and I plow through with ease.

  • Kristin says:

    Maria, I stumbled upon your website a year ago, and have been reading your blogs and trying your recipes, and just falling in love with the Mariaway over the course of the last year. I would like to get some consulting from you, but our budget is such that I don’t have money to make a mistake and purchase the wrong consulting package. Is there a way I can contact you to be steered toward the right package to purchase ?

  • Nina says:

    Hi Maria, I’m new to your site, I actually just ran into it a few days ago..but I can say I’m already hooked! And plan on trying out some baking recipes soon.

    My question is, I see you use a lot of almond flour in your baking recipes, which is what I have been using lately as well but I read this post about almond flour on another blog, I’ll attach the link:

    What do you think about this? Do you agree?

    • cemmerich says:

      The omega-6 issues isn’t really an issue for me. I use these types of treats as treats. An occasional think, not everyday. We need a balance of omega 6 and 3 in our diet. Gla is omega 6 that helps with hormonal balance and dry skin. Oxidizing oils is a problem with any oil when you heat above its smoke point. This is also why I don’t cook too high of temperatures with almond flour. It becomes rancid (smoke point) at 430 degrees F. I cook below that.

  • Tina says:

    Maria- I have a question on your recipes and about your incredible books: why do you stress the use of the green pack of Just Like Sugar over the blue pack in baking. Is it the color only ( clear versus opaque) or some baking property that is different that I should know about? I am not usue how I will get a reply back? – can you email me as I supplied my email in the field. This has always been a curiosity of mine in reading your books.

    • cemmerich says:

      I actually don’t find a difference in the different kinds. I prefer Swerve in general though (0g carbs, vs. JLS carbs, all fiber but still add up).

  • Laura E says:

    Hi Maria will this recipe work with a cake pop maker? Thank you!

  • Melinda says:

    Maria….if I wanted to make a regular flavored angel food cake, might I substitute vanilla protein powder for the strawberry, and maybe a bit of almond extract? I have an all time family favorite recipe made with the yucky stuff and I’m trying to healthily it.

  • Patricia says:

    Maria, you say to add 1/3 cup of the filling to the angel cake mixture when assembling mix. What do you do with the rest. I’ve read the recipe over and over and don’t see anything, Am I missing something? Thanks!

  • Patricia says:

    Awesome! Thanks Maria, I was afraid I was looking over a step in the recipe which would have called for it…Ok, back to my food prepping! 😉