Chocolate Angel Food Cake
I love to bake but I need to watch my diet so I came up with delicious cake that I don't feel guilty about at all.—Margaret Zickert, Deerfield, Wisconsin
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
- 1 cup cake flour
- 1/2 cup baking cocoa
- 2 cups egg whites (about 14)
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
- Sift flour and cocoa together three times; set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until foamy. Sprinkle with cream
- of tartar and beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, about
- 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Blend in
- vanilla. Sift about a fourth of the flour mixture by fourths. Pour
- into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan.
- Bake at 325° for 1 hour. Turn off the oven, but let cake sit in
- the oven for 5 minutes. Removed from the oven and immediately invert
- pan; cool. Loosen sides of cake from pan and remove. Yield: 12
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 190 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 5 g protein.