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Angel Food Cake

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Angel Food Cake has a fine taste. Angel Food Cake gets its desired taste from egg whites mixed with cream of tartar and flour.
  Egg whites 12
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Beat egg whites until foamy.
Add cream of tartar and salt; beat until soft peaks form.
Add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Sprinkle flour over egg white mixture, 1/4 cup at a time; fold in carefully.
Fold in vanilla.
Pour batter into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan, spreading evenly.
Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
Invert pan; cool 40 minutes.
Loosen cake from sides of pan using a narrow metal spatula; remove from pan

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1936 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.9%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1066.6 mg44.4%

Total Carbohydrates 427 g142.2%

Dietary Fiber 15.5 g62%

Sugars 303.2 g

Protein 59 g117.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 13.2% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Angel Food Cake Recipe