Cocoa Angel Food Cake
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Healthy Recipes
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 4
Delicious Cocoa Angel Food Cake
  • 1 1/2 cups Organic egg whites (about 12 egg whites)
  • 3/4 cup sifted whole wheat pastry flour or sifted unbleached flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder or carob
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Fresh fruit (such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberriesĀ or peaches)
  1. Place the egg whites in a 5 or 6 quart bowl.
  2. Let stand at roomĀ temperature for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, sift the flour and cocoa powder together 4 times; setĀ aside.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat the egg whites on high speedĀ until foamy.
  5. Add the cream of tartar and vanilla. Then beat onĀ medium speed until the egg whites form soft peaks.
  6. Add the honey,Ā tablespoon at a time, and continue beating on medium speed untilĀ the egg whites form stiff peaks but are not dry.
  7. Sift 1/4 of the flour mixture over the egg whites and fold in usingĀ a wire whisk or large spatula.
  8. Repeat sifting and folding in theĀ flour 3 more times.
  9. Spoon the batter into an ungreased 10″ tube pan with a removableĀ bottom.
  10. Use a thin knife to cut through the batter to remove anyĀ large air pockets.
  11. Bake at 350F for 30 to 35 minutes or until theĀ cake springs back when lightly touched.
  12. Invert the pan onto a wireĀ rack and let cool for at least 1 1/2 hours. Then remove the cakeĀ from the pan.
  13. Slice and serve with the fresh fruit.



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