Fat-free, absolutely delicious and with a teeny coffee secret! It's the best Cappuccino Angel Food cake anyone on a diet, will ever eat!
1 1/2 cups Sifted Cake flour
1 3/4 cups Granulated sugar
3 Tb. Instant cappuccino coffee drink
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
14 Egg whites at room temp.
1 tsp. Cream of tartar
1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
* * Cocoa powder for sprinkling
Italian Meringue1 1/2 cups Granulated sugar
1/2 cup Water
4 Egg whites at room temperature
pinch Cream of tartar
Oven Temp ~ 325°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch non-stick tube pan
Sift flour into a dry mixing bowl. Sift sugar, cinnamon and cappuccino coffee powder
together into a separate bowl and set both aside.
Using a copper or stainless steel bowl, beat egg whites first until foamy. At this point add salt and cream of tartar; then beat egg whites to soft peaks.
Gently fold in sugar-cappuccino powder mixture into egg whites with rubber spatula. Next, in two separate batches, fold flour into egg white and sugar mixture. Gently fold in vanilla and almond extract into batter. When all has been incorporated, pour Cappuccino Angel Food Cake batter into a tube pan and smooth out top.
Bake for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake is creamy coffee brown color and top springs back when gently touched with finger and/or a wooden skewer comes out clean. Cool cake upside down in pan.
When cool, remove cake from pan and frost with Italian Meringue and sprinkle with cocoa powder if desired.
14 servings at approximately
In a small heavy-bottom pan dissolve the sugar with water over low heat. Increase heat to medium and cook until sugar syrup reaches 239 degrees F on a candy thermometer.
As sugar syrup approaches desired temperature, beat egg whites at room temperature in a copper or stainless steal bowl until foamy; add cream of tartar if using stainless bowl and beat until soft peaks form. Slowly pour hot syrup onto egg whites and beat on high speed until bowl feels cool to the touch.
Use immediately or refrigerate in a covered container for up to 24 hours.
14 (1/4 cup) servings at approximately 88 calories;
Did you say you're on a diet?
No desserts for 20 years?
Do you pass the cake and candy sections
With some heartfelt sighs and tears?
Go ahead !! Bake those gooey
Sticky sweet forbidden things.
But first put on your jogging outfit.
Your tennis shoes and exercise fling.
Run in place while stirring;
Time your cakes with jumping jacks.
Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.
And when you're out of breath and panting.
Pot holders around your prize.
Jog to the nearest 90 pound neighbor
And leave her your 1000 calorie surprise!