Angel Food Cake

1
Edna Kidwell

By
@dvcmemcook

I love angel food cake, this is the best recipe I've found. This can also be frozen for up to 6 months.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-16
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    cake flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    egg whites
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    sugar

How to Make Angel Food Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Sift powdered sugar and flour together twice; set aside.
  2. Add cream of tarter, extracts and salt to egg whites; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, about 2 tablespoons at a time, beating on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Gradually fold in flour mixture, about 1/2 cups at a time.
  3. Gently spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through the batter with a knife to remove air pockets. Bake on the lowest oven rack at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned and entire top appears dry. Immediately invert pan; cool competely, about 1 hour.
  4. Run a knife around side and center tube of pan. Remove cake to a serving plate. Drizzle with glaze or frost if desired.

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About Angel Food Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American




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