Deliciously low-fat cake with a spectacular mango sauce made with crystallized ginger.
The mango fruit is one of the nutritionally rich fruits with a unique flavor, fragrance, taste and health promoting qualities making it a common ingredient in many health conscience households around the country. Mango is often referred to as one of the “super fruits”.
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1 cup Cake flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/2 cups Egg whites (about 11 large)
2 tsp Warm Water
1 tsp Cream of tartar
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
Mango Ginger Sauce2 3/4 cups Mangos (Finely chopped, peeled and pitted)
2 TB Sugar
1/4 cup Crystallized Ginger (Chopped)
2 tsp Fresh Lime juice
Thinly sliced crystallized ginger (optional)
Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 12 cup angel food pan
Sift 1/2 cup sugar, flour and salt into medium bowl 5
times. Using electric mixer, beat egg whites in a large (at least 4-quart)
bowl until foamy. Add 2 teaspoons warm water and cream of tartar; beat
until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining 1 cup sugar and vanilla;
beat until stiff but not dry. Sift sugar-flour mixture over whites; 1/4 cup
at a time and gently fold in.
Transfer batter to ungreased 12-cup angel food cake pan with removable bottom (do not use nonstick pan).
Bake until cake is light golden brown; top springs back when lightly touched and cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Remove cake from oven. Turn cake pan upside down; place center tube of pan over narrow bottle neck or funnel. Cool cake completely.
Using knife, cut around sides and center tube of pan to loosen cake. Push up cake. Cut cake from bottom of pan. Transfer to platter. Dust cake with powdered sugar. Garnish with crystallized ginger; serve warm with Mango-Ginger Sauce.
Serving Size 110 g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 18% Calcium 1% Iron 3%
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!