Angel Food Cake Base Recipe


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Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

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This cake has no fat and is made entirely with egg whites, which means that it is lacking in tenderizing ingredients. Lemon juice is, therefore, an important addition because it makes the crumb slightly ivory in color and meltingly tender, especially when combined with the Wondra flour and the right proportion of cream of tartar.

Although an angel food cake can be baked in a layer cake pan, it is much better to use the traditional pan with a center tube because it produces a more un