Angel Food Cake


Here's a recipe we made for the County Fair and also for birthdays. When you want a really delicious Angel Food cake, try this!

1 cup cake flour, sifted
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
12 egg whites (1 1/2 cups)
1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup sugar

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. On a sheet of wax paper, sift together flour and powdered sugar, three times. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, salt, vanilla, and almond extract on medium high until foamy. Add sugar, two tablespoons at a time, beating continually until stiff peaks form. Fold in by wooden spoon, the flour mixture until well blended. Pour into ungreased angel food cake pan and cut with knife to remove air holes. Bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown on top.

Turn upside down on bottle or cans to cool. Frost with 7-minute Frosting. Serves 10-12.
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