Orange Angel

Preparation info
  • Makes


    27 cm round cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

Make a citrus Angel using grated orange zest which perfumes the cake beautifully, or make it lemon if you prefer and finish simply with orange icing for a less dressy affair.



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


  1. Following the same method as the regular Angel Cake whip up the egg whites with just the vinegar, omitting the vanilla extract. Once the sugar has been incorporated whisk in the orange zest.
  2. Once baked and cooled mix together a glacé icing combining the icing sugar with juice from the orange, adding just a little at a time unt