Angel Food Cake Recipe

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Looking for an easy Angel Food Cake recipe? Learn how to make Angel Food Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by toscents

Makes 1 serving



Do not use all-purpose flour. Our tasters unflatteringly compared a cake made with it to Wonder Bread. If your angel food cake pan does not have a removable bottom, line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper. In either case, do not grease the pan (or the paper). Makes 10 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Angel Food Cake

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (4 1/2 ounces) cake flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups (12 1/4 ounces) granulated sugar
12 large egg whites
1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Angel Food Cake

  1. 1. PROCESS SUGAR: Adjust oven rack to lower-middle

  2. position and preheat oven to 325 degrees. Whisk flour and

  3. salt in bowl. Process sugar in food processor until fine and

  4. powdery, about 1 minute. Reserve half of sugar in small

  5. bowl. Add flour mixture to food processor with remaining

  6. sugar and process until aerated, about 1 minute.

  7. 2. BEAT WHITES: With electric mixer on medium-low

  8. speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until frothy,

  9. about 1 minute. Increase speed to medium-high. With

  10. motor running, slowly add reserved sugar and beat until

  11. soft peaks form, about 6 minutes. Add vanilla and mix until

  12. incorporated.

  13. 3. SIFT AND FOLD: Sift flour mixture over egg whites in

  14. 3 additions, folding gently with rubber spatula after each

  15. addition until incorporated. Scrape mixture into 12-cup

  16. ungreased tube pan.

  17. 4. BAKE: Bake until toothpick inserted into center

  18. comes out clean and cracks in cake appear dry, 40 to

  19. 45 minutes. Cool, inverted, to room temperature, about

  20. 3 hours. To unmold, run knife along interior of pan. Turn out into a plate. Serve.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 869.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
1968
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1241mg
52%
Potassium
1401mg
40%
Total Carbohydrates
444.1g
148%
Sugars
353.0g
Protein
51.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 35%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
D
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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