Angel Food Cake recipe

Try this Angel Food Cake recipe when you’re in the mood for something sweet.

Ingredients
5 egg whites at room temperature
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup pure icing sugar
1/2 cup plain flour
600ml cream whipped with 1-2 tablespoons of caster sugar
Fresh flowers (taped off at the stems using green florist tape to stop sap leaking) and silver cachous or white chocolate shavings to decorate

How to
Grease tin and line base and sides with baking paper

Ensure beaters and bowl are very clean. Beat egg whites and lemon juice in a bowl until frothy. Add vanilla and cream of tartar. Beat on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in icing sugar until firm peaks form.

Sift flour 3 times. Gently fold flour into egg white mixture until just combined. Spoon mixture into pan using metal spoon and spead top evenly using a spatula.

Cook in moderate oven 180c for about 30 mins until cooked. Allow to cool in pan.

To serve, spread top and sides of cake with whipped double thick cream. Decorate with fresh flowers and silver cachous or white chocolate shavings.

Recipe provided by Not Quite Nigella food blog. Licensed under a CC non-commercial license.

Recipe ID 6827

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