The BEST Angel Food Cake

Discover our Angel Food Cake recipe – a heavenly, light dessert that’s easy to make at home. Includes baking tips and ingredient substitutions.

Key Ingredients

cake flour

almond extract


cream of tartar

egg whites

Sift together ¾ cup of sugar and the flour three times. Set it aside.

In a clean, grease-free bowl, beat the egg whites until they are frothy .

Add the salt and cream of tartar, then beat until the eggs hold stiff peaks. Add the remaining sugar, three tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition.

Fold in the flour mixture about ½ a cup at a time, then fold in the almond flavoring.

Spoon the batter into an ungreased angel food cake tube pan.

 Bake on the lowest oven rack for 45 minutes or until the top is lightly browned and looks dry.

Remove the pan from the oven and immediately invert the pan, standing it upside down on 3-4 glasses that are equal in height for support. Cool completely.

Top with fresh berries and some whipped cream for the perfect summer dessert.

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