Thursday, January 14, 2010

Light Angel Food Cake

Looking for a dessert that's light on the waistline but not on flavor? Then this recipe for light angel food cake is just what you need!

1 cup self raising flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cup eggwhites
1 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 tablespoon lemon juice

For Garnish:
1 cup whipped cream
mint leaves

1. Preheat oven to 325F.
2. Whip eggwhites, cream of tartar, lemon juice a until frothy.
3. Slowly add 1/2 cup sugar, beat until stiff
4. Sift together self raising flour and 1/4 cup sugar.
5. Fold flour mixture and vanilla into the eggwhites.
6. Bake in a tube pan for 40 minutes
7. Invert and cool completely
To make self Raising flour :
Sift together 450 grams cake flour with 1 Tbsp baking powder and 1 1/2 tsp
salt. Get 1 cup for the recipe.


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