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Reid's Snow Balls

  Egg whites 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted 5 times
  Vanilla flavoring 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Almond flavor 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Add salt to the egg whites.
Beat until foamy, then add cream of tartar and beat until stiff.
Add sugar, 1 heaping tablespoon at a time, beating at least 20 strokes after each addition.
Fold in flour 1 tablespoon at a time.
Add flavoring.
Pour into an Angel Cake pan which has been rinsed but not greased.
Bake 1 hour; the first half of baking time should be at 275 degrees; the second half at 325 degrees.
Remove from oven, turn pan containing cake upside down and let stand 1 hour before removing from pan.
Take cake from pan and rub off the brown crust.
Break off pieces the size of a walnut.
Cover lightly with a boiled icing and roll in freshly-grated coconut.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1810 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.2%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 893.5 mg37.2%

Total Carbohydrates 380 g126.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.1 g76.4%

Sugars 254.8 g

Protein 48 g96.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 12.9% Iron 7.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Reid's Snow Balls Recipe