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12-Egg-White Angel Food Cake

12-Egg-White Angel Food Cake

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Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


1 1/4 cups cake flour
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
12 large egg whites
at room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
* not incl. in nutrient facts


In bowl sift together flour, ¾ cup sugar and salt.

Re-sift 3 times. Set aside. Beat egg whites until foamy.

Add cream of tartar and continue to beat until soft peaks form.

Gradually beat in remaining 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons at time, until mixture holds stiff peaks.

Fold in vanilla and almond extracts. Add ¼ flour mixture at time, folding in gently with rubber spatula.

Gently spoon batter into ungreased 10-inch angel food cake pan.

Cut through center of batter 2 or 3 times with spatula to remove large air bubbles.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃) 40 to 45 minutes or until top springs back when touched with finger and wood pick inserted near center comes out clean.

Invert pan over bottle or inverted funnel and let stand until thoroughly cool.

When cool, loosen sides and center with metal spatula and turn out onto platter.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.

First published: last updated: 2016-09-20

5 stars - based on 3 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 2


over 2 years

over 7 years

I love this recipe since my hubby has got family inherent high cholesterol and thus heart disease. He cannot enjoy the usual angel cakes with eggyolk and large amiunt oil. This recipe lets him enjoy cake again..Thks so much for sharing!


 over 5 years ago

thanks a lot for this recipe, i love this,,but i need the formula of making birthday cake decorated with cream......happy new year to all readers.....


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 77g (2.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1831% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 153mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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