Lemon Angel Food Cake Recipe

Lemon Angel Food Cake picture


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sifted cake flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Superfine sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cream of tartar1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Egg whites1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Using 11 Or 12 Eggs)
 Lemon peel2 Teaspoon
 Pure vanilla extract1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon extract1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 411 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.46 g0.7%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g0.34%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 263.9 mg11%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31%

Dietary Fiber 0.71 g2.8%

Sugars 67.6 g

Protein 9 g18.3%

Vitamin A 0.02% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 1.2% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Preheat the oven to 375┬░Fahrenheit

2 In abowl, sift flour along with 1 cup of sugar; repeat three times.
3 Keep aside.
4 In a bowl, mix salt and cream of tartar with egg whites and beat until stiff but not dry.
5 Mix in the remaining cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time.
6 If using the mixer, set at low speed.
7 Beat constantly until meringue holds stiff peaks.
8 Gently fold with wire whip or spatula, avoid using mixer ffrom this point.
9 Add in lemon peel and extracts.
10 Gradually fold in the sugar-flour mixture, 2 tablespoons at a time, mixing well but gently.
11 Into ungreased 10-inch tube pan, put the batter
12 Using a knife, cut through the batter to remove any large air bubbles.
13 Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until no imprint remains when lightly touched.
14 Invert pan on funnel or bottle until cake is completely cooled; remove from the pan.

15 Drizzle with Lemon Glaze and serve.