Angel Food Cake

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Angel Food Cake

Description[edit]

Angel food cake[1][2] is a light delightful dessert. Normally baked in a tube pan (ring tin).

Ingredients[edit]

  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups egg whites (~12)
  • 1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract

Procedures[edit]

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine flour and powdered sugar. In a mixer combine egg whites and cream of tartar on medium until consistency is foamy. On high speed add in granulated sugar, 2 tbsp at a time until consistency is stiff and glossy. Finally add in salt, vanilla and almond extract. Slowly fold in 1/4 cup each time the flour-sugar mixture. Pour batter into tube pan, do not grease. Bake for ~33 minutes, or until top is springy. Let sit to cool upside down, where pan is facing up.


References[edit]

  1. Country Woman. Taste of Home. 1995. pp. 36. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Easy-Angel-Food-Cake. 
  2. Crocker, Betty (1979). Betty Crocker's Cookbook New and Revised Edition. Golden Press/New York Western Publishing Company, Inc.. pp. 243. ISBN 78-52003.