angel food cake


Definition of angel food cake

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

Examples of angel food cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The strawberries and cream version ($12) features pickled berries, angel food cake and condensed milk. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Oct. 2021 Flavors of the Past: Naper Settlement will offer a tutorial on how to make a chocolate angel food cake at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 24, on its Facebook page. Michelle Mullins,, 17 July 2021 Pinto beans, ham, sliced tomato and onion, cabbage, cornbread, angel food cake with strawberries and milk. Pine Bluff Commercial, Arkansas Online, 30 May 2021 Dessert is angel food cake with Harry's strawberries and strawberry gelato. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2021 Many recipes call for egg whites alone, especially in baking—think angel food cake, soufflés, mousse, and meringues. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Mar. 2021 Her mother uses a special pan — an angel food cake-style mold with a lid — brought from Belarus, which steams the apples as the cake bakes. Washington Post, 23 Oct. 2020 Tran says that the fresh strawberries combined with their matcha Chantilly cream create a flavor similar to angel food cake—plus an appearance that leaves eaters in awe. Laura Furr Mericas, Chron, 20 Nov. 2020 Sugar is important for rise and stability when beaten with egg whites, such as in angel food cake, though meringues are the most stark example. Washington Post, 5 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of angel food cake

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angel food cake was in 1878

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23 Oct 2021

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English Language Learners Definition of angel food cake

: a soft and light white cake

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