Angel Food Cake

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Angel Food Cake

Spongy, light and sweet, this Angel Food Cake stands up to a delicious topping of seasonal berries. Yum!


1 c egg whites
1 c sifted powdered sugar
1 c sifted cake flour
1 t cream of tartar
1 t vanilla
1 c sugar


Preheat oven to 350°.

Sift powdered sugar & flour together 3 times over a sheet of waxed paper. Beat egg whites, cream of tartar, & vanilla in large, cold bowl on med speed until soft peaks form (tips curl).

Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight).

Sift about 1/4 flour/sugar mixture over beaten egg whites; fold-in gently. Repeat, folding-in remaining flour mixture 1/4 at a time. Transfer batter to ungreased 10” tube pan.

Bake on lowest rack in oven 40-45 min (until top springs back when lightly touched). Immediately invert cake (leave in pan); cool thoroughly. Loosen sides of cake from pan; remove cake.