Thursday, July 14, 2011

Chocolate Angel Food Cake


Chocolate Angel Food Cake
1 1/2 c powdered sugar
1 c flour
1/4 c baking cocoa
1 1/2 c egg whites ( 10-12)
1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp salt
1 c sugar

Frosting
1/4 c butter
1/4 c baking cocoa
2 Tbs milk
powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 375 and move rack to lowest position.
Cake
Sift powdered sugar, flour and cocoa together 3 times. Set aside.
Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form, add sugar 2 Tbs at a time, continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold in cocoa mixture about a quarter at a time. Pour into ungreased tube pan. Run a knife through cake batter making sure there are no air bubbles.
Bake 35-40 minutes, Invert over a bottle or on cake stands if your pan has them. Let cool. Release cake by running a sharp knife along edges and center.

Frosting
in medium sauce pan melt butter, mix in cocoa and milk
Add enough powdered sugar for a drizzling consistency. Pour over cake slowly letting some absorb. Apply a couple layers letting them partially set in between.

1 comment:

Marydon said...

When I get home, this is going to be made. Looks wonderful!
Happy PS weekend ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

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