angel food cake


Definition of angel food cake 

: a usually white sponge cake made of flour, sugar, and whites of eggs

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Strawberries over angel food cake are a terrific dessert. Susan Nicholson, ajc, "Seven Day Menu Planner," 24 Apr. 2018 Slice the angel food cake into 1-inch wedges, and cut them into large cubes of about 1 inch. Ellise Pierce, star-telegram, "Spring brings the sweet promise of simple desserts — with berries, of course," 10 Apr. 2018 During a recent visit, the bakery’s display case overflowed with a bounty of gluten-free goodies: Pistachio pound cake, lemon angel food cake, vegan oatmeal cookies, flourless hazelnut brownies and raspberry almond scones. Amanda M. Fairbanks, San Francisco Chronicle, "Meet the baker behind Marin’s first gluten-free bakery," 17 May 2018 Her award-winning creation was an angel food cake with raspberry and lemon buttercream with fruit caviar and white chocolate accents. Shirley Macfarland,, "Polaris Baking and Pastry Arts students shine at state competition: Strong Points," 13 May 2018 Finish with Japanese-style cheesecake from Uncle Tetsu, which is as fluffy and airy as angel food cake. Josh Lurie, Los Angeles Magazine, "Where to Find L.A.’s Best Food Halls (and What to Eat When You Get There)," 20 Apr. 2018 Build the parfaits by layering in the bottom of a glass or a bowl: the angel food cake croutons/sliced strawberries/whipped cream. Ellise Pierce, star-telegram, "Spring brings the sweet promise of simple desserts — with berries, of course," 10 Apr. 2018 My favorite cake in San Francisco was the angel food cake from Ahrens Bakery on Van Ness at Jackson. ... Chronicle Staff, San Francisco Chronicle, "A mailbag full of food memories," 19 Mar. 2018 For dessert, top slices of angel food cake with peaches and vanilla ice cream. Atlanta Life, ajc, "7 Day Menu Planner," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of angel food cake

1885, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of angel food cake

: a soft and light white cake

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