My Birthday Angel Food Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Darlene Summers

This is the recipe my mom used when I was a kid. Each one of us got to pick what we wanted for our birthday supper and what kind of cake. I ALWAYS picked this angel food cake and Swiss Steak. I still love both.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. NOTE~~All ingredients MUST be room temperature.
  2. Sift together the flour and 3/4 cup of the sugar about 3 times.
  3. Combine salt and egg whites and beat till foamy. Add Cream of tartar to egg whites and beat till stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold remaining 3/4 cup of sugar into egg whites, folding 2 tablespoons at a time till used up.
  5. Fold in vanilla and almond flavorings.
  6. Sift flour mixture in a few tablespoons at a time, folding carefully.
  7. Pour into angel food pan or tube pan (ungreased) and bake at 325° for 60 to 70 minutes, or till top of cake is golden brown.
  8. Turn pan upside down and let cool 1 hour before removing.

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