CHOCOLATE ANGEL FOOD CAKE
cup superfine sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup cake flour
8 large egg whites, at room temperature
1 teaspoon cream
1 teaspoon white vinegar
2/3 cup superfine sugar
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
Fold in the dry ingredients.
Spoon into a 10-cup angel food cake
pan. Smooth the top. Bang the pan on work surface to release any air pockets.
Bake about 35 minutes. Check that center is done with a tester.
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.