coconut angel food cake

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By barbara lentz
from beulah, MI

I am a coconut lover and this cake is light and full of coconut. Yum

serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut angel food cake

  • cake
  • 3/4 c
    cake flour
  • 8 lg
    egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 c
    shredded coconut
  • frosting
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • 1/4 c
    fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    light cornsyrup
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut

How To Make coconut angel food cake

  • 1
    Cake In large bowl beat egg whites until frothy add salt and cream of tartar and continue to beat until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar 1/2 cup at a time. Add vanilla and almond extract beat until stiff. Fold in coconut. Spoon into 9 inch tube pan. Bake 275 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Let cool completely
  • 2
    Frosting Whisk together the sugar, egg whites, juice, zest, cornsyrup, and salt. Sit the bowl over simmering water and cook whisking constantly until 140 temperature is reached.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and whisk over the hot water for 3 minutes. Remove bowl from water and beat with mixer 7 to 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Frost cake and coat the outside with coconut

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