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Cherry Angel Food Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg whites 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract/Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained
  Frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour and ¾ cup sugar together.
Beat egg whites until foamy; add cream of tartar, salt, and vanilla, and beat until mixture begins to hold its shape.
Gradually add remaining sugar and beat until mixture is very stiff and glossy.
Sift dry ingredients onto egg whites, a little at a time, and carefully fold in until well blended.
Fold in finely minced cherries.
Spoon into ungreased 10-inch tube pan and run knife through mixture to break up any large air holes.
Bake in preheated slow oven (325°F.) for about 1 hour.
Invert pan on cake rack until cold.
Remove from pan and frost.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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