15 Delicious Ways to Make Angel Food Cake from Scratch
Making angel food cake from scratch isn't hard—beaten egg whites are the secret to that light and airy texture. Angel food cake recipes are lower in calories and healthier than many other desserts, so grab your tube pan and treat your family to something special.
For our daughter's wedding, a friend made this lovely, airy cake from a recipe she's used for decades. It really is one of the best angel food cake recipes I've found. Serve slices plain or dress them up with fresh fruit. —Marilyn Niemeyer, Doon, Iowa
Chopped toffee bits and whipped cream make the sweet flavor and light, moist texture of angel food even more indulgent. For best results, refrigerate the cake for at least an hour before serving. —Collette Gaugler, Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
A basic angel food cake becomes a heavenly indulgence, thanks to a hint of orange flavor swirled into every bite. The orange color makes slices of the cake look so pretty when arranged on individual dessert plates.—Lauren Osborne, Holtwood, Pennsylvania
For a sunny angel food cake, we make a filling of mascarpone, cream cheese and lemon curd, and then drizzle the cake with a lemony sweet glaze. —Leah Rekau, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
This light, moist cake is my favorite. It tastes heavenly and is special enough for most any occasion. —Fayrene De Koker, Vancouver, Washington
This decadent angel food cake has a secret tunnel of Amaretto-and-chocolate-flavored whipped cream and a luscious chocolate glaze. It's sure to impress. —Leah Rekau, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Brown sugar makes this moist, tender angel food cake delicious and different. Chunks of chopped toffee give its fluffy frosting some snap. The cake’s lovely with a hot cup of coffee.
This eye-appealing cake brings mild chocolate flavor and a touch of elegance to any meal. And there’s only 1 g of fat per serving! Rebecca Baird - Salt Lake City, Utah
After just one taste, you'll agree this cake is heavenly! I like to make it for special occasions throughout the year.