Angel Food Cake

by

Good Housekeeping

POSTED Tue, November 8, 2016

Serves

12

Total Time

65 MINS

Calories

158

Angel food cake is delightful served with fresh fruit, bright scoops of sorbet, or a divinely decadent chocolate sauce.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Cake flour icon
    Cake flour

    1 cup (about 110.4 g)

  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar

    ½ cup (about 61.2 g)

  • Egg white icon
    Egg white

    1 ¾ cups (about 400.8 g)

  • Cream of tartar icon
    Cream of tartar

    1 ½ teaspoons (about 4.58 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    ½ teaspoon (about 3 g)

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    1 ¼ cups (about 255 g)

  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract

    2 teaspoons (about 8.8 g)

  • Almond extract icon
    Almond extract

    ½ teaspoon (about 2.2 g)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  • 2. Add cake flour and powdered sugar to a clean medium bowl
  • 3. Whisk briefly then set aside
  • 4. Add egg white, cream of tartar and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 5. Whisk until foamy - medium speed
  • 6. Whisk until soft peaks form - high speed
  • 7. Add granulated sugar to a clean small bowl
  • 8. Whisk sugar mixture into batter gradually
  • 9. Add vanilla extract and almond extract to the batter
  • 10. Whisk until stiff peaks form
  • 11. Fold dry ingredients into batter bit by bit
  • 12. Transfer batter to tube pan
  • 13. Bake until springy to touch - 35 min, 190°C
  • 14. Let cool

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