Mock Angel Food Cake

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.


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