Cherry Angel Food Cake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Cake flour1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Egg whites1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Cream of tartar1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract/Almond extract1 Teaspoon
 Maraschino cherries1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained
 Frosting1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 579 Calories from Fat 88

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 366.6 mg15.3%

Total Carbohydrates 115 g38.2%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 90.9 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 3% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift flour and ¾ cup sugar together.
Beat egg whites until foamy; add cream of tartar, salt, and vanilla, and beat until mixture begins to hold its shape.
Gradually add remaining sugar and beat until mixture is very stiff and glossy.
Sift dry ingredients onto egg whites, a little at a time, and carefully fold in until well blended.
Fold in finely minced cherries.
Spoon into ungreased 10-inch tube pan and run knife through mixture to break up any large air holes.
Bake in preheated slow oven (325°F.) for about 1 hour.
Invert pan on cake rack until cold.
Remove from pan and frost.
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