This Old House Features Angela & Bake Me A Wish

CREATIVE HOMEOWNER BAKES CAKES
August 3, 2009
Posted by Natalie Rodriguez

…But I’m personally most impressed by the hustle of cash-strapped Teaneck, New Jersey resident Angela Logan, who started baking “Mortgage Apple Cakes” or MACs and selling them for $40 a pop to pay her $2,559.54 mortgage payment so she could keep her house.

Angela managed to snag a corner in the kitchen of Hasbrouck Heights Hilton hotel to do her cooking, and now she’s selling her confections nationwide through Bake Me a Wish. She’s already received more than the necessary 100 orders to pay off that month’s due, and she’s planning on continue to bake and sell her cakes for as long as possible. Now that’s some creative D-I-Y if you ask me…

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6 Responses to “This Old House Features Angela & Bake Me A Wish”

  1. Lisagee1234 Says:

    She had the smarts & the breaks for sure. She would be an inspiring friend to have.

  2. Amber G Says:

    Wow, Angela’s story is inspiring – I am definitely going to check out her cakes. I think it’s great how she never gave up even in the worst of circumstances.

  3. Kelly Ann T. Says:

    What a wonderful story and I admire this women’s attitude. She didn’t sit around crying she got herself together and show what hard work can do.

  4. Terri Says:

    Congratulations Angela! Your hard work, perseverence and determination paid off. You give inspiration to all of us who are struggling with today’s economic downturn. Your cakes look beautiful and I’m putting you in my favorites for special occasions. Thanks for sharing your story & I’m wishing you lots of good luck!
    vinter@warwick.net

  5. Cheryl F. (The Lucky Ladybug) Says:

    I enjoyed reading The This Old House article! It’s a great true story of hard work and innovation. Wishing you the best and continued success :)

  6. maryann barzelatto Says:

    Kudos to you Angela. I bought one of your cakes after hearing about your house situation. I thought “there , by the grace of God,I am not in the same boat”.
    The cake was delicious . My husband said it was the best cake he has ever had.
    God bless you

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