Blueberry Angel Food Cake With Citrus Glaze

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Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

I have always loved Angel Food cake and Blueberries. So I thought I'd combine the two. You don't have to decorate the cake with blueberries but I thought it looked pretty :) Also note, I found the bottom of the cake stuck, so it might be advisable to cut a round of parchment and put it on the bottom to ensure the cake comes out smoothly.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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  • FOR THE CAKE:

  • 1 1/2 c
    raw cane sugar
  • 1 c
    cake flour
  • 12 large
    egg whites
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp
    sifted cake flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon or lime rind (i used a combo of both)
  • FOR THE GLAZE:

  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh citrus juice

How to Make Blueberry Angel Food Cake With Citrus Glaze

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375'F
  2. FOR THE CAKE: Sift together 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup flour.
  3. In a large bowl beat egg whites with a high speed mixer until foamy. Add cream of tartar and salt; beat until soft peaks form.
  4. Add 1 cup sugar, 2 tbsp. at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
  5. Sift flour mixture over egg white mixture, 1/4 cup at a time; fold in. Fold in vanilla and blueberries.
  6. Combine 2 tbsp flour and lemon/lime rind; toss to coat. Sprinkle over egg white mixture, fold in.
  7. Carefully spoon the batter into an ungreased 10" tube pan, spread evenly. Break air pockets by cutting through the batter with a knife.
  8. Bake at 375'F for 40 minutes or until cake is golden and springs back when touched with your finger.
  9. Invert the pan on a bottle by putting it in the hole in the middle of the pan if it doesn't have little feet on it.
  10. Cool completely then run a narrow metal spatula around the outer edge and around the inner tube.
  11. Put the cake on a plate and decorate with the glaze.
  12. FOR THE GLAZE: Combine the icing sugar and fresh squeezed citrus juice and pour over the cake when completely cooled.
  13. Enjoy!

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About Blueberry Angel Food Cake With Citrus Glaze

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts




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