Chocolate angel food cake

  • Time cooking time: 35-40 minutes
  • Yield Serves: 8

Ingredients

    1/3 cup superfine sugar
    1/2 cup cocoa powder
    1/3 cup cake flour
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    8 large egg whites, at room temperature
    1 teaspoon cream of tartar
    1 teaspoon white vinegar
    2/3 cup superfine sugar

Preparation

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Sift sugar, cocoa, flour and salt together in a bowl.
    Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and vinegar until medium stiff. Add the sugar, 1 tablespoon at the time. Beat until soft peaks form.
    Fold in the dry ingredients.
    Spoon into a 10-cup angel food cake pan. Smooth the top. Tap the pan on work surface to release any air pockets.
    Bake about 35 minutes. Test the center of cake with a tester.
    Invert cake to cool for an hour. Loosen cake with a thin spatula or a knife. Unmold and cover with egg white frosting. Decorate with chocolate shavings.
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