Cherry Angel Food Cake 2 Reviews By Anonymous recipe Comments | 2 Favorites | 22 Print The traditional angel food cake with a new twist – cherries! Although making angel food cake from scratch might seem intimidating, we promise it's easier than you think with this recipe. Cherry Angel Food Cake Ingredients 1 cup sifted cake flour1 cup egg whites1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 1/4 cups white sugar3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon almond extract1/3 cup maraschino cherries, drained and sliced Instructions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Make sure your 10 inch tube pan is clean and dry. Sift flour three times and set aside.In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites with salt and cream of tartar until foamy.Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Blend in vanilla and almond extract. Fold the flour into the whites until no streaks remain. Pour half of the batter into pan. Sprinkle with half of the cherries. Fill pan with remaining batter and top with remaining cherries.Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes. Invert pan and allow to hang until cake cools.