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Angel food cake

Recipe Information

Servings 12
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 40 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Cake Flour; Egg Whites
Category Eggs; Rice & Grains
Meal Brunch; Lunch; Dinner; Snack
Type Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Method Baking
Diet Heart Healthy; Low Calorie; Low Cholesterol; Low Fat; Vegetarian


  • 1 cup sifted cake flour 

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • 12 egg whites 

  • 1 tablespoon water 

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice 

  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

  • Cooking spray 



  • Preheat oven to 350�F.

  • In a bowl, sift the flour, 3/4 cups of sugar, and salt together.

  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites, water, lemon juice, cream of tartar, and vanilla extract using a handheld electric mixer. Beat until a soft peaks form and then decrease mixing speed. Slowly add the rest of the sugar a little at a time while mixing.

  • Sift small portions of the dry flour mixture into the wet mixture. Fold the dry mixture into the wet mixture. Repeat until the mixtures are evenly combined.

  • Coat a 10 inch baking pan with cooking spray and then pour the batter into it.

  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick pulls out clean. Allow cake to cook before serving.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 166 cal

  • Total fat: 1g

  • Saturated fat: 0g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 149mg

  • Potassium: 158mg

  • Carbohydrate: 34g

  • Fiber: 0g

  • Protein: 5g