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Two Part Angel Cake

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"This is a recipe from my grandmother's recipe collection."
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Ingredients

servings 155
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 - 10 inch tube pan)

Directions

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  1. To make Bottom/White part: Beat whites with salt until frothy. Add cream of tartar and continue beating until stiff, but not dry. Sift 1/2 cup flour and 3/4 cup sugar 4 times (separately). Add sugar gradually, then fold in flour. Add in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Put into ungreased angel cake pan. Prepare top.
  2. To Make Top/Yellow Part: Beat yolks until light. Add 3/4 cup sugar, which has been sifted 4 times, gradually. Beat for 3 minutes. Add 3/4 cup flour and baking powder, which has been sifted together 4 times. Alternate flour mixture with hot water. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour this mix over top of first batter.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 155 calories; 2 30.5 3.8 88 137 Full nutrition

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i made this recipe twice, and it was delicious both times. ive broiled brownies and they were raw on bottom burnt on top. this is an excellent recipe that i highly recommend

Most helpful critical review

This was AWFUL!!!! I have had angel food cake once before and this tasted NOTHING like it. It burned on the top, was grossly wet in the middle, and smelled terrible and eggy. I would never make ...

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i made this recipe twice, and it was delicious both times. ive broiled brownies and they were raw on bottom burnt on top. this is an excellent recipe that i highly recommend

This was AWFUL!!!! I have had angel food cake once before and this tasted NOTHING like it. It burned on the top, was grossly wet in the middle, and smelled terrible and eggy. I would never make ...

This is an excellent recipes that I've made a few times. What a relief to be able to use only 6 eggs and use all parts of them! This one is worth the time.

Interesting cake. The white layer was wonderful, just the right texture, light and sweet. The yellow layer, well...we didn't care for it. It is spongy, bland and tasted like baked egg. The cake ...

The top part came out tasting like scrambled eggs. I thought I could save it by cutting that layer off, but after an hour or so the bottom part tasted like scrambled eggs too. I made this recipe...

This is a great recipe. Half-way through I realized I didn't have enough vanilla extract, so for the bottom I used 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract and 1/4 tsp. imitation maple flavor, and for the botto...

I think it's great! I followed the recipe as written and it turned out fine. Be sure not to preheat the oven as that may cause the top to burn. Also put the oven rack lower than the middle of...

So cool! Easy to make and so moist and tasty. I didn't have any cream of tartar and it still worked beautifully.

I loved it, period!