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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Serving tip for those who prefer eating corn removed from the cob: Secure the end of an ear of corn in the hole of an angel food cake pan. Donna Erickson, Twin Cities, "Donna Erickson: Pair Mexican corn with buffet-style toppings bar for party fun," 9 Aug. 2019 Rich coconut flakes and angel food cake are a match made in foodie heaven. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "Coconut Cream Cake," 8 Feb. 2018 Butter and flour an angel food cake pan; tap out excess flour. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Double White Chocolate Cake," 29 Nov. 2018 Likewise, the dessert menu will include angel food cake with blueberry compote that looks like cheese cake. Scott Mccartney, WSJ, "The Science Behind the World’s Longest Flights," 15 Aug. 2018 Some of the sample dishes sound straight out of a Venice Beach diet: wild caught prawn ceviche and lavosh, seared organic chicken and zucchini pappardelle, lemon angel food cake with blueberry topping. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "The World's Longest Flight May Also Be the World's Longest Spa Treatment," 17 Aug. 2018 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

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First Known Use of angel food cake

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angel food cake was in 1885

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English Language Learners Definition of angel food cake

US : a soft and light white cake

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