On Line Cookbook

Angel Food Cake

Recipe Information
cakerecipe.com (Syd)

Serves/Makes:1 10" cake

  • 1-1/4 cups (300 ml) cake flour
  • 1-3/4 cups (425 ml) white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) egg whites
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) almond extract
  • Beat egg whites until they form stiff peaks, and then add cream of tartar, vanilla extract, and almond extract.
  • Sift together flour, sugar, and salt.
  • Repeat five times.
  • Gently combine the egg whites with the dry ingredients, and then pour into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan.
  • Place cake pan in a cold oven.
  • Turn the oven on; set it to 325 degrees (175 C.).
  • Cook for about one hour, or until cake is golden brown.
  • Invert cake, and allow it to cool in the pan.
  • When thoroughly cooled, remove from pan.
" Homemade angel food cake is worth the work. It is moist, unlike the sweet styrofoam available in the grocery bakery. A tube pan with a removable bottom is highly recommended. "