Burnt Sugar Angel Food Cake

Recipe by Chef Dee
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 1 10




  • Over med. high heat, melt the sugar in a saucepan,stirring constantly.
  • WARNING: The hot sugar will be overheated at this point and will almost explode when you add the water. Be very careful, keeping your face back, and adding the water carefully.
  • Add the water, and boil for 7 min's,remove from heat and set aside.
  • Prepare the cake according to directions on the box, but substitute 1/4 cup of the water with 1/4 cup of the prepared sugar syrup.
  • Fold the toasted pecans into the batter.
  • Without spraying or greasing the pan, pour the cake batter directly into the Angel Food pan.
  • Bake for about 35-40 min's, then remove from pan to cool.
  • For icing, beat the icing sugar,butter, cream and remaining syrup together, sprad over the cake.
  • You can add more icing sugar or cream to make a nice consistency to spread over the cake.