Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Kimberly Elise stars in UP Original Movie "Apple Mortgage Cake"


Apple Mortgage Cake

Network: UP

Original Air Date: April 27, 2014

Actress Kimberly Elise
image via: UP TV
Kimberly Elise ... Angela Logan
Kevin Hanchard ... Melvin
Darlene Cooke ... Grandmother Nellie
Millie Davis ... young Angela Logan
A.J. Saudin ... Marcus
Stephan James ... William
Lamar Johnson ... Nicolas
Gabrielle Miller
Joanne Boland
Paul De La Rosa
Catherine Disher
Peter Williams
Siobhan Murphy
Barry Flatman


via UP TV:

A five-year-old Angela Logan (Millie Davis) is in her grandmother Nellie’s (Darlene Cooke) kitchen in Teaneck, New Jersey learning how to make apple cake and discovering the joys of baking.

Nellie tells Angela: “Cake makes people happy. One bowl, one mixer, and the right company, and you’re set for life.”

Thirty-five years later, Angela (Kimberly Elise) is a single, working mom with three teenage boys, Marcus (A.J. Saudin), William, (Stephan James) and Nicolas (Lamar Johnson). She juggles various jobs and helps with employment counseling at the local Mission. While thrilled to be in the family home where she learned to bake, the house is falling apart, with sections deemed uninhabitable by inspectors after storm and flood damage. Plus, the car just decided not to start – and the boys all still need shoes, books and food.

She has always made due until now – when her lender calls in the mortgage loan and puts her into foreclosure. Angela has 10 days to come up with $4000 or she loses her home.

The UP original drama, Apple Mortgage Cake, is based on the true story of a woman who decides to bake 100 apple cakes and sell them at $40 each in order to save her home – and how this idea completely changes her and her family.

As word of her “bake sale” ripples out through neighbors, friends, her church and even old flames, such as Melvin (Kevin Hanchard), the story soon spreads to the news, locally, nationally and internationally. Orders fly in from all over the world. Angela is taken off guard by the overwhelming support.

But soon, this fiercely independent woman learns to depend on the kindness and love of others that comes her way, particularly when the community and local businesses rally around Angela to help her finish and ship the initial stack of orders.

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  1. This movie sounds so sweet!


  2. I cant wait to see this movie . It will be shown on the UP channel Sunday. It is good to see women prosper despite all trial. and press on. Eph. 3:20. says God is able to do exceedingly and a abundantly. above all that we can even ask or think, according to the power. we have. within. us.

  3. when will "Apple Mortgage Cake" be on again..we missed it and I keep looking for it...Please replay...Debbie

    1. "Apple Mortgage Cake" is a wonderfully inspiring movie! According to UPtv's website it will air next on Saturday (8-30) at 7 pm Eastern. I hope you enjoy it!

      Andrea M


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