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Angel Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rheba Carter
Added: Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/8 cup cake flour (1 c. plus 2 T.)
3/4 C. sugar
1 1/2 cups egg whites
1 1/2 t. cream of tarter
1/2 t. salt
1 t. vanilla
1 t. almond
1 C. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour and 3/4 C. sugar 5 times. Beat egg whites and salt till foamy, add cream of tartar and beat until stiff, but not dry. Add 1 C. sugar gradually until blended. Add flavorings. Add flour mixture evenly and quickly. Pour into tube pan. Cut through batter to release large air bubbles. Bake in preheated oven 375 degrees 30-35
min. Remove from oven, invert pan until cool.

 

 

 

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