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homemade angel food cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kim Kelemen
Cuba, MO

This is oh so delicious. So much better than out of a box. It is great with strawberries and ice cream too.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For homemade angel food cake

  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    egg whites, approx. 12 large
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 3/4 c
    additional sugar

How To Make homemade angel food cake

  • 1
    Place oven rack in lowest position. Pre heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine flour and 3/4 cup of sugar. In a large mixing bowl, combine egg whites, cream of tartar, vanilla, salt, and almond extract, beat at high speed till soft peaks form. Gradually add the other 3/4 cup of sugar and beat on high till stiff peaks form.
  • 3
    Spoon flour mixture, 1/4 cup at a time, folding in each time till blended. Pour batter into ungreased 10 inch tube pan, with a knife, gently cut through batter to remove any large air bubble.
  • 4
    Bake on lowest rack for 35 minutes or till crust is golden brown. Turn pan upside down on a glass bottle and let cool for about an hour.