Lavender Angel Food Cake With Fresh Strawberries

Total Time
45mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

From our local grocery store flyer. Or serve with your favorite fresh berries: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. I added the lavender.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. On a piece of wax paper, sift the powdered sugar and flour together 3 times. Stir in the lavender buds.
  3. In a large, chilled bowl on medium speed, beat the egg whites, cream of tartar and vanilla extract. Beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  4. Sift 1/4 of the flour/sugar mixture over the beaten eggs. Fold in {{gently}}. Repeat, adding another 1/4 of the flour/sugar mixture at a time. Fold in gently each time.
  5. Transfer the cake batter to an ungreased 10" tube pan.
  6. Bake on the lowest rack in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until the cake springs back when lightly touched.
  7. Once the cake is done baking, invert but leave in pan. Cool thoroughly. Loosen sides of cake from the pan and remove to a cake platter.
  8. Top with your favorite fresh berries and add a dollop of whipping cream to each serving.

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I made this for a book club. We had read The Unlikely Lavender Queen. I have never made an angel food cake with part powdered sugar but I believe I like it better! Soft and moist on the inside with a bit of light, flaky crust exterior. I used three tablespoons of lavender blossoms and I used the a food processor to lightly process the powdered sugar and flour. I served with lemon lavender curd (store bought curd mixed with lavender flowers I lightly ground in a spice grinder). Everyone seemed to love it. None to take home!

Domestic Administrator January 23, 2015

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