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Angel Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Stoddard & Barbara Schultz

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
1 2/3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups egg whites (room temperature)
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cream of tarter
1 1/2 tsp flavoring (almond or vanilla extract)

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour once and measure; sift again3 times with 1/2 cup of the sugar. Sift remaining sugar; keep separate from the four-sugar mixture.

Place egg whites in mixing bowl and whip with electric mixer (speed 6) until whites are frothy about 20-30 seconds. Stop.

Add salt, cream of tarter and flavoring. continue whipping (speed 6) until whites are almost stiff but not dry about 2 - 2 1/2 minutes.

Turn to see 2 and add sifted sugar gradually about 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn speed to 6 and whip 5 seconds. Stop.

Remove bowl. Sift about a quarter of the flour-sugar mixture over theater. Very gentle fold with a spatula, making 10-12 stroke. Repeat until all flour is gently folded in. Pour into increases 10 inch tub pan. Bake at 375 for 35 minutes. Let cool in inverted pan for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I usually use a combination of vanilla and almond extract. This cake won many first place awards at the county fairs by my grandmother and mom.

 

 

 

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