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angle cake

Miranda wants a fatfree angel cake recipe.  I think all angel cakes are
fatfree.  Any standard, general cookbook will have a basic angel cake
recipe.  Here is one from Dean Ornish's Eat More, Weigh Less.

1 cup cake flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 cups egg whites (6 - 8 eggs)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Sift flour and 3/4 cup sugar together 3 times.  Set aside
White the egg whites til foamy with the whisk attachment of an electric
Gradually beat in the rest of the sugar.  Ad the extracts and salt.  Beat
just until stiff peaks form.  Do not overbeat.  Remove the bowl from the

With a whish or spatula, fold the flour and sugar mixture by thirds into the
egg whites. Place the batter in an ungreased 10 inch tube pan. Bake for 40 -
45 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown and  springs back to the
touch.  Invert the cake until cool. Remove from pan and serve.

serving size = 1/10 or cake
168 calories
0.1 grams fat
0 milligrams cholesterol
97.4 grams sodium

Note from Jan, do not use a plastic bowl for egg whites, any trace of fat
will cause them not to whip up properly.