How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 325*
  • Mix and wisk sugar and flour, set aside
  • in electric mixer beat the egg whites on low until light and foamy
  • Add in the cream of tartar and the salt, increasing the speed to high.
  • Continue beating and add remaining 1 cup sugar a little at a time until the egg whites form shiny soft peaks.
  • Beat in vanilla, lemon juice just till mixed.
  • Fold in the flour and sugar mixture, 1/2 half cup at a time
  • Pour into ungreased tube pan
  • Drop the pan lightly on counter to release any air bubbles and smooth the top
  • Place on lower rack and bake for approx. 50-60 minutes or till the cake is golden brown and springs back when pressed with finger.
  • Let cool completely before glazing. Invert on rack or ivert over neck of bottle. Use knife along the edges to release cake
  • Glaze: Combine the confectioners sugar and lemon juice. Add drops of yellow food coloring until desired color is reached.
  • Put the cake bottom side up on a cake stand and drizzle the lemon glaze over top

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    " It was excellent "
    momofsixil ate it and said...
    This sounds delicious-- I can't wait to try it!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    love angel food cake thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Wonderful! I like this cake a lot!
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    " It was excellent "
    blueeyes68ky ate it and said...
    Thank you.
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    " It was excellent "
    juliecake ate it and said...
    Delightful, a sunny, summer cake! Thanks.
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  • michelle73 6 years ago
    I've always wanted to make an angel food from scratch and this has inspired me! Sounds fantastic!
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    " It was excellent "
    luvshk ate it and said...
    Love this. Love lemon!
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    " It was excellent "
    silverqueen ate it and said...
    Got my 5 hun. Sounds fantastic I will have this to go with my Sunday dinner.

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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    yum looks fantastic i'll take a slice please.....
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