Angel Food Cake with Whipped Cream and Toffee

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By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2011

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When I was a boy, this was the cake my mom always made for my birthday because I loved it so much. It continues to be a favorite. If there is such a thing as dessert comfort food, this soft angel food cake covered with toffee-studded whipped cream is it.

I don’t have a tube pan, and even if I did, I wouldn’t use it for this recipe. Instead, a springform pan makes the work of extricating the cake from the pan a snap—no small issue with very sticky angel food cake batter. Pour the bat