Chocolate Angel Food Cake

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Amethyst Pendragon

By
@AmethystPendragon

very light and tasty

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    egg whites (about 10)
  • 3/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

How to Make Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. •Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Sift the flour, 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar and cocoa three times. Set aside.
    • Add cream of tartar, vanilla 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 cup at a time. Mixture will be thick.
    • Gently spoon into an un-greased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through the batter with a knife to remove air pockets. Bake on the lowest oven rack at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned and entire top appears dry. Immediately invert pan; cool completely, about 1 hour.
    • Run a knife around side and center tube of pan. Remove cake to a serving plate.
  2. CHOCOLATE FLUFF FROSTING:
    •2 cups heavy whipping cream
    •1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
    •1/2 cup baking cocoa
    •Dash salt

    For frosting, In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add the sugar, cocoa and salt; beat until stiff peaks form. Frost top and sides of cake.

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About Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes



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