Angel Food Cake (Rose's Restaurant)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by skwurt25

This cake is from the famous Rose's Resaturant and Bakery in Portland Or. the woman who opened Rose's came to America from Russia as a young woman and used to bake in her very own kitchen!!! then transport the baked goods to her small Bakery every morning! she eventually expanded to a few resturants/Bakery. Sadly I think she passed, and the Restaurants eventually closed, back in the 80's she made 2 cookbooks..this is the description of the cake: FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY. THE RESULT WILL DELIGHT YOU. THE RECIPE IS WORTH THE PRICE OF THIS BOOK!!! also there is a chocolate version with a marshmallow icing that I will also post seperately that we serve @ every birthday.

Top Review by 1dog1cat

My family used to enjoy Rose's Angel Food Cake at the restaurant in NW Portland. After it closed I bought the cookbook. This cake has won many baking competitions for most if not all the children in my family. It is easy enough that my son started making it alone by the time he was 9 or 10. It is always a hit with those who inhale (consume) it. I am going to try baking it in cupcake form, today, to be used as a base for fresh Hood strawberries and rum cream for my husband's large luncheon group, tomorrow. The only unfortunate thing about this lovely cake is it has no/little redeeming nutritive value.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400. Sift flour, add 3/4 c of sugar, and sift the mixture 5 times, Beat egg whites until stiff. Add cream of tartar and salt, continue beating, and very gradually, 1 tablespoon at a time, beat in the remaining sugar. when batter looks shiny and stiff, very gradually fold in the sifted flour mixture and vanilla.
  2. Pour batter into a 9" angel food cake pan and bake 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and bake for 30 minutes. Reduce heat again to 300 and bake until cake is done, about 1 hour, total. Remove from oven, turn upside down to cool. when cold, Remove from pan and frost or leave plain.

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