Chocolate Angel Food Cake Recipe

I really like the fact that my Chocolate Angel Food Cake is fat free. It means I can enjoy more than one slice at a time, ignoring how much sugar actually goes into it. Dave and I devoured this cake in 24 hours.

Chocolate Angel Food Cake
Chocolate Angel Food Cake
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A few weeks ago I was helping my cousin’s wife book their flights to Europe. There was not much involved in doing the booking. The first flight was a direct flight to Amsterdam from Cape Town. The second flight is to Paris. And the return flight back to Cape Town had to be direct. We were playing around, looking at the prices for the various classes. Once the dates and seat options had been decided upon I went ahead and processed the booking. Right at the end I made an error, putting the name in for the second passenger incorrectly. I had the first name where the surname needed to be. Of course I could not make a change at this stage and so decided to wait till the booking went off the profile before starting over. While waiting I added my cousin to the rewards program.

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It was only after I did this that I noticed the flight dates were incorrect. So, my error saved me from sending them overseas 2 days earlier than planned. I started over, getting the dates correct and managed to process the booking in no time at all. That was one error I was really grateful for. I also made an error the first time I made my Chocolate Angel Food Cake. Once I had 10 egg whites saved up in the freezer I had a second go at baking it. I love this cake and it is going to become a regular in our home as I tend to go through a lot of egg yolks.

Chocolate Angel Food Cake

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Chocolate Angel Food Cake

This light and airy cake needs to be eaten within 24 hours of baking
Author: an original recipe from Lavender and Lime

Ingredients

  • 10 egg whites
  • 5 mls cream of tartar
  • 2.5 mls salt
  • 300 g caster sugar divided - I used fructose
  • 105 g flour
  • 20 g cocoa powder

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 170° Celsius
  • Place the egg whites, cream of tartar and salt into a stand mixing bowl
  • Using a balloon whisk, whisk on high for 1 minute
  • Slowly add 200g caster sugar until a stiff meringue forms
  • Sieve together the flour, cocoa powder and remaining caster sugar
  • Gently fold the flour mixture into the meringue
  • Place into a Bundt tin / silicone pan
  • Bake for 45 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin

Notes

Dave added jam to his cake and loved the result

 

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29 thoughts on “Chocolate Angel Food Cake Recipe

      1. Hi Tandy, no, I had missed that link, but now see it (we are busy travelling at present). Thank you very kind for that xx

  1. Angel food cake is one of my favorite desserts but I have never explored the chocolate option before! No wonder you and Dave downed this cake in 24 hours. I always manage to convince myself that will all those eggs in it, it is a high-protein post-workout snack!


  2. Hi Tandy, how nice of you to help your cousins wife out booking a trip, always so much to maneuver. And this chocolate angel food cake looks divine, one of my favorites.

  3. What a delicious looking result! I wonder if this would work with aquafaba (bean water) instead of the egg whites? Hmmmm… I might have to give it a go!

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