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Never Fail Angel Food Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon, cold
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) With ice water, chill mixing bowl, wire egg beater and tube pan.
2) Into a bowl, sift the flour 4 times. Measure after each sifting.
3) Sift the flour once again.
4) To this, add 1/2 cup of sugar. Keep aside.
5) In a bowl, sift together the salt and the remaining sugar.
6) Beat egg whites along with 1 tablespoon cold water to a frothy mix.
7) To this, add cream of tartar.
8) Continue beating this mix until there are no more air bubbles.
9) Then slowly add sugar, salt, vanilla and almond extract.
10) Now, fold in the flour and sugar mixture, slowly.

MAKING
11) To an ungreased cold, damp tube pan, fold in the mix and place in cold oven.
12) Turn on the heat to 275 degrees.
13) Bake in the oven for 1 hour. Then, remove.
14) Turn the cake upside down.
15) On the cake, place a damp cloth. This helps the cake to steam and cool in an hour.

FINALIZING
16) Slice the cake into three layers.
17) Prepare the icing by whipping 1 pint of whipping cream, along with 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 1/2 cups of ground pecans. Add vanilla if desired.

SERVING
18) Ice the cake layers with this mix and serve within a day.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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