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Iced Maple Angelfood Cake Recipe

Iced Maple Angelfood Cake

Looking for something low is fat and high on flavor; try our Iced Maple Angelfood Cake. It has the sweet scent of maple combined with the soft texture of an angel food cake. This happens to be one of my all time favorite cakes.

Maple Angel Food Cake

1 1/2 cups Egg whites (about 12 eggs, room temp)
1 1/4 tsp Cream of Tartar
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/4 cups Granulated sugar
1 1/8 cups Sifted Cake flour
1 tsp Pure Vanilla extract
3 Tb Pure Maple syrup

Icing

1/4 cup Pure Maple syrup
1 Tb Egg white
1 1/2 cups Confectioner's Sugar

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Cake Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch tube pan or 6 miniature ones
Preheat the oven.
Whip the egg whites in a mixer fitted with a whisk attachment (or using a hand mixer) until foamy. Add the cream of tartar and salt; continue whipping until soft peaks form. With the mixer running, gradually add 1 cup of the granulated sugar and continue whipping until the egg whites are stiff, about 30 seconds more.

Sift remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar together with the cake flour 3 times to aerate the mixture. Fold into the egg whites, then fold in the vanilla and maple syrup.

Spoon the Maple Angel Food Cake batter into an ungreased 9 to 10-inch tube pan or 6 miniature ones. Smooth the top with the back of the spoon. Bake until light golden brown, 30 to 55 minutes. Cool by hanging the cake (in the pan) upside down around the neck of a bottle until it cools to room temperature. Run a long, sharp knife blade around the cake to loosen it, and then knock the cake out onto a plate. The outside crumb of the cake will remain in the pan; exposing the white cake underneath.

Pure Maple Icing:
Stir the icing ingredients together until smooth. Pour over the top of the cake and spread with a spatula, letting the glaze trickle down the sides. Let set for at least 30 minutes, or until the icing is hard before serving. Slice with a serrated knife, using a sawing motion.
Nutrition facts: Iced Maple Angelfood

Serving Size 102 grams,
Calories per serving 265 calories,
Fat Content 4.5g grams fat 7%
Cholesterol Content 164 mg 55%
Sodium Content 164mg 7%,
Total Carbs 49.7grams 17%
Sugar Content 39.8 grams,
Protein 7.0 grams

 

Vitamin A 4% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 3% • Iron 8%



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