Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake


12 egg whites, room temperature

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 1/2 cups sugar, divided

1 cup cake flour, sifted

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.


Beat egg whites and salt until foamy. Add cream of tartar, continue beating until soft peaks form. Add 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.


Sift flour and remaining 1/2 cup sugar together. Gently fold flour mixture, almond extract, and vanilla extract into egg whites.


Spoon batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack; cool for 1 hour or until completely cool. Remove cake from pan.


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