Angel Food Cake

by

Good Housekeeping

POSTED Tue, 8 November 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


  • Plain flour icon
    Plain 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 plain 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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