Chocolate Angel Food Cake I

Chocolate Angel Food Cake I


"This is a very moist and light angel food. A family favorite at my house."


1 h 30 m servings 179 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 179 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 100 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix confectioners' sugar, cake flour, and cocoa. Sift together 2 times, and set aside.
  3. In a clean large bowl, whip egg whites, salt, and cream of tartar with an electric mixer on high speed until very stiff. Fold in white sugar 2 tablespoons at a time while continuing to mix. Fold in flour mixture, a little at a time, until fully incorporated. Stir in vanilla. Pour into a 10 inch tube pan.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for approximately 1 hour, or until cake springs back when touched.
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  1. 51 Ratings


I've tried making homemade angel food cake 3 or 4 times and this was my first success. It took 13 eggs to make 2 cups. The eggs whipped up so high they nearly spilled over my kitchen aid mixer...

Excellent angel food cake with a satisfying chocolate flavor. I agree that the recipe is a little hard to follow, so here are a few things that might help: I got two cups of egg whites from 15 ...

The best angel food cake i've ever made...but the directions would be difficult for someone who has never made an angelfood cake before. A bit more detail in the directions is needed.

Excellent cake. Only thing I did different was I added the vanilla after I beat in the white sugar. I folded it in with a spatula. ALthough some complained, it is best when a recipe asks for egg...

Found the recipe hard to follow, ie how many eggs equals 2 cups of egg white, also unsure of the mix, looked horrible and luppy and am unsure if it will cook alright. i needed more directions. i...

My husband said he didn't really care that much for angel food cake... until he tasted this one! But I did make a couple of changes: I cut down the powdered sugar to 3/4 cup, and subs...

I have altered this recipe to be gluten free by using a mixture of half cornstarch and white rice flour and one tsp. Xanthan gum. My mom loved it as well as my family.

My first attempt baking angel food cake. It turn out great and very tasty with appealing chocolate taste but too sweet for me. Will half the amount of sugar next time I bake it.

Tasted ok, but I have never made an angel food cake before and found it difficult to know when the eggs were beaten enough and when it was done. Also, took alot longer to bake then the recipe s...