Yellow Angel Food Cake

Yellow Angel Food Cake


"My Grandmother made wonderful Angel Food Cakes and sold them. Here is her recipe."


servings 171 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 35 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whip the egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar, and continue beating until stiff. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks until lemon coloured.
  2. Boil the sugar and water until it reaches the thread stage, 230 - 234 degrees F (110 - 112 degrees C). Beat syrup into egg whites. Fold in egg yolks. Fold in flour. Pour batter into an ungreased tube pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Cool.
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  1. 28 Ratings


After reading the reviews, I made this cake with great expectations. The recipe itself was easy enough and the batter made up beautifully. The problem came with the baking. One reviewer noted...

This was wonderful! I had never known of a cake that was made like this so I just had to try it. My daughter's frineds ate the entire cake in 15 minutes and I made a second that same day for m...

Delicious. Has a great sweet taste. It's great by itself or with fruit (strawberries, blueberries) - doesn't need icing. I was intimidated at first by heating the sugar and water - but it was...

This cake is more like a sponge cake. I think I would make it again but I would need to add some flavor to it. I think I probably would add some vanilla and either some orange or lemon zest or...

This is the best angel food cake! Plus, there are no leftover egg yolks and you don't need to use as many eggs as in other recipes. The texture is wondrfully moist and fluffy.

My friend and I made this cake...and followed each instruction very carefully. It went in looking like an angel food cake should, but didn't come out looking like one. Sure, it looked like a cak...

not bad for a SPONGE cake ,,, but it is NOT angel food cake! should have read reviews first as baking time is a lot shorter than 1 hour.

Very good flavor. However I found that I had to reduce the cooking time. After 45 minutes I took it out of the over. I also found it difficult to remove from the pan neatly.

This cake was tasty but I didn't think it had the consistancy of angel food cake. I decided to try it because I hate wasting egg yolks! My husband loved the flavor but commented it was not spong...