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Chocolate Angel Food Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cocoa powder 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (unsweetened)
  Ground cinnamon 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Confectioner' s sugar 2 Tablespoon, sifted
Directions

1 Preheat the oven to 325° F.
In a medium-size bowl, sift together the flour, 3/4 cup of the granulated sugar, the cocoa, cinnamon, and salt.
2 in a perfectly clean large bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer set on high speed until foamy.
Add the cream of tartarand beat until soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1/4 cup of the remaining sugar in a steady stream and continue beating until the whites are stiff and glossy but not dry.
Beat in the vanilla.
Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar over the top ofthewhites and fold in gently.
Gently fold in the flour mixture.
3 Spoon the batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Invert the pan and let cool.
Transfer the cake to a serving platter and dust with the confectioners sugar if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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