Heavenly Angel Food Cake
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup of cake flour
  • 1-1/2 cups egg whites (10 to 12 eggs depending on size of eggs)
  • 1-1/2 teas cream of tarter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teas vanilla extract or 1-1/2 teas of vanilla and ½ teas almond
  • ¼ teas salt
  1. Move oven rack to the bottom position and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine the powdered sugar and flour and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tarter on medium speed until foamy; beat in the granulated sugar 1 teaspoon at a time on high speed, adding the extracts and salt with the last addition of sugar.
  4. Continue beating until stiff and glossy meringue forms; do not under beat.
  5. Sprinkle flour mixture, ¼ cup at a time, over the top of the egg white mixture and fold in just until flour disappears.
  6. Scrape batter into an ungreased angel food pan; cut through batter gently with a metal knife.
  7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until cracks feel dry and top springs back when lightly touched.
  8. Cool completely in pan on wire rack for 2 hours; loosen sides with a knife and remove from pan.
Recipe by Cooking With Mama at http://cooking-with-mama.com/2015/05/15/heavenly-angel-food-cake/