Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 160


2 cups sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 cup cake flour sifted
12 eggs white
pinch salt
1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Heat oven to 375° F. Sift sugar and cocoa together 3 times. Sift flour 2 times. Beat egg whites with salt until frothy. Add cream of tartar and beat until stiff but not dry. Fold cocoa and sugar mixture into whites, 4 heaping tablespoons at a time, using 15 strokes for each addition. Add vanilla, using 10 folding strokes. Fold in flour 4 tablespoons at a time, using 15 strokes for each addition. Bake in ungreased 10-inch angel food pan for 40 to 45 minutes.

Note: For high altitude (over 5,000 feet), add 2 tablespoons flour and decrease cream of tartar to 3/4 teaspoon.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 160
Calories from Fat: 23

This Chocolate Angel Food Cake recipe is from the Recipes for Summer Days Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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