Gluten Free Angel Food Cake

Dolores Clark

By
@dnjclarkster

I find the coconut palm sugar gives this a nice, slightly caramel flavor. The cake is moister than regular angel food cake but with similar texture. It also doesn’t rise quite as high .. about 3/4 as high as the regular angel food cake.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
coconut flour
7 1/3 Tbsp
arrowroot (this is 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons)
2/3 c
coconut palm sugar or xylitol or mixture of the two
1 1/2 c
egg whites (about 12)
1 1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
coconut palm sugar or xylitol or mixture of the two
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
If using the coconut palm sugar, process in your food process to make the grains finer.
2
With a wire whip, mix the coconut flour, arrowroot and 2/3 cup of sugar. Set aside.
3
In a large bowl, mix the egg whites, cream of tartar and salt together. Whip till foamy and then slowly add (2 tablespoons at a time) the 3/4 cup sugar. Continue to whip till you have stiff peaks.
4
With a spatula or wire whisk, fold in the vanilla and almond extract
5
With spatula or a wire whisk, carefully fold the flour mixture into the egg white mixture adding 2-3 tablespoons at a time.
6
Pour into a clean tube pan. Bake at 375 for 30-35 min. Top will spring back when lightly touched.
7
Remove from oven and invert to cool. If your tube pan as feet, you are all set. If not, invert over a bottle. Remove from pan when completely cooled.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Gluten, #Free