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Swans Down Angel Food Cake

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I first tasted this Angel Food Cake at a friends place and absolutely loved it! It has always been a hit with family and friends and I am sure you will agree once you try this. So, make sure you dish out this Angel Food Cake and do share your feeling with us!
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Egg whites 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Sift flour and 1/2 cup of the sugar together.
Combine egg whites, salt, cream of tartar, and flavorings in large bowl.
Beat with flat wire whip, sturdy egg beater, or at high speed of electric mixer until soft peaks form.
Add remaining 1 cup of sugar gradually, 4 tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition.
When beating by hand, beat 25 strokes after each addition.
Sift in flour mixture in four additions, folding in with 15 fold-over strokes each time and turning bowl frequently. (Do not stir or beat.) After last addition, use 10 to 20 extra folding strokes.
Pour batter into ungreased 9 or 10-inch tube pan.
Bake in moderate oven (375°F.) 35 to 40 minutes for 9-inch cake and 30 to 35 minutes for 10-inch cake, or until cake springs back when pressed lightly.
Cool cake in pan, upside down 1 to 2 hours.
Then loosen from sides and center tube with knife and gently pull out cake.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2190 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.7%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 986.2 mg41.1%

Total Carbohydrates 485 g161.6%

Dietary Fiber 23.2 g92.9%

Sugars 302.6 g

Protein 64 g127.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 18% Iron 2.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Swans Down Angel Food Cake Recipe