There are a few things in life that I could really do without:
Spam (the internet junk, and the pink canned loaf of meat(ish) )
That wad of cotton in the top of a pill bottle. My fingers shudder just thinking about it.
The phrase “tickled pink”. Unless you are an adorable little five year old ballerina or a senior citizen, you lack the credentials to use this phrase. No exceptions.
Black jellybeans. GAG. Those nasty things should be sold in a separate bag all by themselves. Each black jelly bean I pick out is a pink or red one I could have eaten. RIP. OFF.
Mean side by side food comparison people. You know…the ones who take great pleasure in going on TV and putting an ice cream sundae next to forty-eight McDonald’s hamburgers and asking which has more fat. And when the other person guesses the hamburgers they gleefully shout “WRONG!!!!” I can hardly even eat anything now without wondering how much it equals of something else, and that’s just stupid. Food is not meant to be measured in food. It’s meant to be measured in calories…which are in turn written on the side of the box in very, very, small letters…for those of us who like to live in blissful denial.
So for today, I give you a worthy opponent for those side-by-side comparison jerks. This recipe has been featured in the Taste section of my local paper many times (The Southwest Times Record), and only requires only two very low calorie ingredients.
1 box Betty Crocker Angel Food Cake Mix
1 can (20 oz) pineapple, sweet or unsweetened, crushed
Preheat oven to 350.
Pour cake mix into a mixing bowl. Open pineapple and pour into cake mix, juice and all. Don’t add anything else. Beat with mixer until fluffy, about 2 or 3 minutes. Put in tube pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray and dusted with flour. Set tube pan on a cookie sheet (the cake tends to rise and overflow the edge of the tube pan, but it will go back down).
Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
This recipe does not specify what size tube pan, but I use a 9 inch and it’s fine. Please be sure and use the Betty Crocker Angel Food mix…I love me some Duncan Hines, but it will not work for this recipe.
Thanks a bunch mean Calorie Comparers for destroying my food life. I’m off to calculate how many Oreos my chicken strip dinner cost me.