Classic Angel Food Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes

    one

    9-x-1¾ inch round cake
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

This fine-textured vanilla-flavored cake is a sentimental favorite among our American-style cakes. It’s excellent with fresh fruit or ice cream.

This is the foundation for Duchess Cake.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (7 or 8 large) egg whites
  • cups (125 grams)

Method

Ingredient Preparations

Place fresh, cold egg whites in the bowl of a heavy-duty mixer. Set aside until 60 degrees, slightly below room temperature.

Pour flour, ½ cup sugar and salt in that order into a triple sifter. Sift onto a sheet of waxed paper; set aside.

Measure the