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Homemade angel food cake is worth the work. It is moist, unlike the sweet Styrofoam-like cakes available in the grocery bakery. A tube pan with a removable bottom is highly recommended.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 10-inch cake
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Mix in cream of tartar, vanilla extract, and almond extract.

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  • Sift together flour, sugar, and salt. Repeat five times.

  • Gently fold flour mixture into beaten egg whites. Pour batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan.

  • Place the pan in a cold oven. Turn the oven on and set it to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Bake until cake is golden brown, about 1 hour.

  • Invert the tube pan and let cake cool to room temperature before removing from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

137 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 30.9g; fat 0.1g; sodium 74.5mg. Full Nutrition
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