Homemade angel food cake is worth the work. It is moist, unlike the sweet styrofoam available in the grocery bakery. A tube pan with a removable bottom is highly recommended.

Angel Food Cake I


  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract


1 Beat egg whites until they form stiff peaks, and then add cream of tartar, vanilla extract, and almond extract.

2 Sift together flour, sugar, and salt. Repeat five times.

3 Gently combine the egg whites with the dry ingredients, and then pour into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan.

4 Place cake pan in a cold oven. Turn the oven on; set it to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Cook for about one hour, or until cake is golden brown.

5 Invert cake, and allow it to cool in the pan. When thoroughly cooled, remove from pan.


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