Monday, January 9, 2012

Cake Project 365 - Angel Food Cake


  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cake flour, sifted
  • 12 egg whites 
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon Orange extract of your choice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar


  • In a food processor spin sugar about 2 minutes until it is superfine. 
  • Sift half of the sugar with the salt the cake flour, setting the remaining sugar aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk thoroughly combine egg whites, water, orange extract, and cream of tartar. 
  • After 2 minutes, switch to a hand mixer. 
  • Slowly sift the reserved sugar, beating continuously at medium speed. 
  • Once you have achieved medium peaks, sift enough of the flour mixture in to dust the top of the foam. 
  • Using a spatula fold in gently. Continue until all of the flour mixture is incorporated.
  • Transfer to a baking dish and bake for 30mts in 160 degree

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