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NJ Woman Bakes Her Way Out of Foreclosure

NJ Woman Bakes Her Way Out of Foreclosure

Mortgage apple cakes are the tastiest thing on the menu for one New Jersey homeowner. Angela Logan must make a $2,559.54 payment on July 26 if she wants to keep her home of 20 years out of foreclosure, and because of a successful bake sale it looks like she'll meet the deadline.

Logan cooked up the idea to sell apple cakes for $40 each in order to pay her mortgage, and as of Tuesday, she had more than 500 orders, including one from Hong Kong. A health official warned her that it's illegal to use her house as a commercial kitchen, but Hilton Hasbrouck Heights is allowing Logan to use its kitchen, where she's able to bake 10 cakes at a time.

The actress/stand-up comedian blames her financial troubles on a home improvement project that went wrong, and the fact that several of her paychecks were frozen when one of her talent agencies shut down. Logan is now studying to become a nurse to have a more secure career, and says she "won't stop baking until people stop ordering."

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Spectra Spectra 7 years
What a cool idea! That's a very creative way to raise money to get out of a tough situation.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 7 years
That is great!
Liss1 Liss1 7 years
What a great idea, if i wasn't stressing about making my own mortgage payment this month i would definately buy one :)
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Good for her. If there's a will, there's a way.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
Wow, I am tempted to order one of these! :P I admire her ingenuity!
Chrstne Chrstne 7 years
I like Hasbrouck Heights. Anyway, she had an awesome idea. It's great she found a way to help herself.
tiff58 tiff58 7 years
That is awesome!
J-Rabbit J-Rabbit 7 years
I saw this on the news, but hadn't yet heard if she made enough money or not. Good for her!
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 7 years
That must be one tasty cake! Good for her for using her head to get out of a sticky situation. If I had the money I would be happy to buy one just to see how yummy it is and if it's worth it.
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