chocolate-orange angel food cake

★★★★★ 1
By virginia duncan
from decatur, AR

This is a Paula Dean recipe. This is a good angel food recipe. It was gone in a hurry.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate-orange angel food cake

  • 12
    egg whites (at room temperature)
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    orange extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners's sugar
  • 1 c
    cake flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    dutch-processed cocoa (i used what i had on hand)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    orange zest
  • SWEET ORANGE GLAZE
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners's sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    orange extract

How To Make chocolate-orange angel food cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt at high speed with a mixer until foamy. Gradually add granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in orange zest and orange extract.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, sift together confectioners' sugar, flour, and cocoa; gradually fold into egg white mixture. Spoon batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan.
  • 3
    Bake for 30 to 32 minutes or until lightly browned. Invert cake onto the small end of a large funnel; let cool completely. ( or my pan has legs so I don't have to use the funnel)Gently run a knife around edge of cake to release sides. Remove cake from pan. Drizzle with Sweet Orange Glaze.
  • 4
    SWEET ORANGE GLAZE: Makes about 3/4 cup. In a small bowl, combine sugar, cream cheese, milk, and orange extract. Beat a low speed with a mixer until smooth.

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