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Homemade Angel Food Cake

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This angel food cake is just like grandma use to make."
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Ingredients

servings 159
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 - 10 inch tube cake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift cake flour and confectioners sugar together 5 times and set aside.
  2. In a large clean bowl, whip egg whites with a pinch of salt until foamy. Add cream of tartar and continue beating until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar while beating, and continue to beat until very stiff. Add vanilla.
  3. Quickly fold in flour mixture. Pour into a 10 inch tube pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 159 calories; 0.1 34.3 5.5 0 72 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I have also made this recipe twice and took the advice from a previous reviewer and added a little extra vanilla. The first time I made this I forgot that you must turn an Angel food cake upsid...

Most helpful critical review

This was awful. It didn`t rise at all. By the time we went to eat it, it was squishy and spongy. Yuck.

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I have also made this recipe twice and took the advice from a previous reviewer and added a little extra vanilla. The first time I made this I forgot that you must turn an Angel food cake upsid...

This cake was soooo good! This was my first attempt at making a homemade Angel Food Cake. You don't realize how much you can taste the preservatives in a boxed mix until you make one from scrat...

I've made this cake twice. You must make sure to add the flour mixture slowly while stirring to avoid lumps. I added more vanilla and a few drops of almond flavoring.

Wonderful! Turned out perfectly! I have never made an angel food cake before and had no idea what to expect. The 18 egg whites surprised me a little, but it was well worth it! For all those othe...

This was awesome! I used a 500g carton of egg whites, was just 4 Tbsp shy of 18 eggs, I didn't add the extra eggs and it was just fine. I would suggest getting it into the oven asap, mine was le...

This is a great recipe, just be sure to take your time and make sure you beat the egg whites to the proper consistency for the best results, light and fluffy cake! I made a slight modification i...

I've made angel food cakes before and this one turned out great.I used almond flavoring instead of vanilla but otherwise I followed the recipe. For those of you who've never made angel food, ta...

Absolutely the best ever. People always ask for piece to take home, if there is any left over! Use the egg yolks to make creme brulee.

I made this cake for my daughter's 1st birthday today. It raised alot more than I expected it to, but was delicious, moist, and very fluffy. I forgot to put the vanilla in...oops...and put a lit...