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Traditional 12 Egg White Angel Food Cake

Traditional 12 Egg White Angel Food Cake

Traditional 12 Egg White Angel Food Cake recipe is light, moist, fluffy, and a lot easier than you think to make! Click over to view the partner recipe 12 Yolk Pound Cake.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword bundt cake, cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 184kcal
Author Paula Jones at CallMePMc.com


  • 12 egg whites at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 and 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour sifted then measured
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Beat egg whites until foamy.
  • Gradually add cream of tartar and continue to beat until soft peaks form. 
  • Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar very slowly until mixture holds stiff peaks.
  • Fold in vanilla extract.
  • Combine flour, cornstarch, 3/4 cup sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Slowly fold into egg whites.
  • Add batter to 10-inch tube pan and level the top with a spatula.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until the top springs back when touched with your finger or a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. 
  • *Very important - Invert pan over a bottle and let stand until cake is completely cool. when cool, loosen sides and center with a metal spatula and turn ou onto a platter. 


Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg