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Homemade Angel Food Cake on white cake plate
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4.95 from 133 votes

Homemade Angel Food Cake

Delicious, classic Homemade Angel Food Cake recipe that you will love! It comes out perfect every time and is worth making it from scratch. The texture and flavor is out of this world. Grab your strawberries and whipped cream to top it off!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 1/4 c. cake flour
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. egg whites about 12
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp clear vanilla
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 1/3 c granulated sugar


  • Sift together the cake flour and 1/2 c. of granulated sugar four times.
  • In a large metal bowl combine the egg whites, salt, cream of tarter, vanilla and almond extract. Beat with wire whip until soft peaks form. 
  • Add 1 1/3 c. sugar in 4 additions, beat until blended after each addition. DON'T SCRAPE THE SIDES OF THE BOWL!
  • Add flour mixture in 4 additions by folding in with large metal spoon each time. Turn bowl often while mixing and adding. 
  • Pour into ungreased 10 inch tube pan (don't scrape, use metal spoon). Cut through batter with metal spatula.
  • Baked in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Cool upside down.


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 6g | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 72mg | Sugar: 32g | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg