This is an angel food cake for a sheet cake. My grandma used to use this when she had a bakery. I have never had a problem with it . It is so easy to do.
Mock Angel Food Cake
- 4 1/2 cups cake flour
- 4 cups white sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 cups boiling water
- 16 egg whites
- 2 tablespoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2 Sift cake flour, sugar, and salt three times then stir in the boiling water. Let cool.
3 Beat egg whites, cream of tartar, baking powder, vanilla and almond flavorings until stiff peaks form. Fold into the flour mixture and pour batter into one ungreased 12×18 inch baking pan.
4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Cool cake inverted in pan, laying a tea towel underneath the cake to absorb the steam. Frost as desired once the cake is cooled.