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Angel Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 12 Large (1 1/2 cups)
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Cake flour/All -purpose flour, 1 Cup (16 tbs) (sifted)
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Place egg whites in a very large mixing bowl and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, sift powdered sugar and flour together 3 times.
Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium to high speed till soft peaks form (tips curl).
Gradually add sugar, about 2 tablespoons at a time, beating till stiff peaks form (tips stand straight).
Sift about one-fourth of the flour mixture over beaten egg whites; fold in gently.
Repeat sifting and folding in the remaining flour mixture, using one-fourth of the flour mixture each time.
Pour into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan.
Gently cut through the batter with a knife or narrow metal spatula.
Bake on the lowest rack in a 350° oven for 40 to 45 minutes or till top springs back when lightly touched.
Immediately invert the cake (leave in pan); cool thoroughly.
Loosen sides of cake from pan; remove cake from pan.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Egg

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