Angel Food Cake recipe

Ingredients

  • c1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup cake flour (make sure it''s cake flour)
  • 1 1/2 cups large egg whites (about 12) best if the eggs are r
  • 1 1/2 t. cream of tartar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 t. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 t. almond extract
  • 1/4 t. salt

Cooking Instructions

Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 375 degrees.

Mix powdered sugar and flour, set aside. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until foamy. Beat in granulated sugar, two tablespoons at a time, on high speed, adding vanilla, almond extract and salt with the last addition of sugar. Continue beating until stiff and glossy meringue forms. Do not underbeat.

Sprinkle sugar-flour mixture, 1/4 cup at a time, over meringue, folding in just until sugar-flour disappears. Push batter into ungreased angel food cake pan. Cut gentle through the batter with metal spatula.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until cracks feel dry and top springs back when touched lightly. Immediately turn pan upside down onto a baking rack. Let hang about two hours or until cake is completely cool. Loosen side of cake with knife or long, metal spatula, remove from pan.
  

12 Mar 2011     766 views     NON-Vegetarian       Bakeries > Cakes

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