Angel Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    27 cm round cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 25

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

If you think melt in the mouth meringues but in a soft, lighter than air cake form that just about sums up an Angel Cake. Go on, make yourself an Angel today – you’ll be pleased you did!



  • 100 g ( oz) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 9 egg whites (approx.


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan)/180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Starting with the prep, sift the flour three times. Yes, three times, and set to one side.
  2. Now for the egg whites: scrupulously clean bowl and whisk please, any trace of grease and