Angel Food Cake Recipe
CONTROLLING YOUR FAT TOOTH
1 3/4 cup egg whites (about 12 eggs)
1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 1/4 cup sifted cake flour
2 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 tsp almond extract
3/4 tsp fresh lemon juice
Combine egg whites, cream of tartar and salt. Beat to very soft
peaks. Turn mixer to lowest speed and gradually add sugar 1 tsp. at a
time. Then add flour, 1 tsp. at a time. Do no overmix.
Fold in vanilla, almond extract and lemon juice. Transfer ot nonstick
angel food cake pan. Bake on bottom rack of 350 deg. oven 45-50
minutes or until cake is golden and cracks on top feel dry.
Invert pan and let cool. Remove onto serving platter.
TO MAKE CHOCOLATE ANGEL FOOD CAKE: LEAVE OUT THE LEMON, ADD 1/2 CUPS
UNSWEETENED COCOA POWDER.
According to the recipe, plain cake is 148 cal. (12 servings), with a
trace of fat. Chocolate is 158 cal. with 1 gram.
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Food Tips of the Week
A few tips on healthy eating
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* Know what is in your food
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* It is possible to make really nice smoothies by using low carbohydrate yogurt.
Yes, you can't really describe it as cooking, but if you love smoothies you can make perfectly acceptable alternatives by using reduced carbohydrate yogurt and fruit. Of course, you will need to ensure you only make use of fruit that is low in carbs and use the whole of the fruit as you need the fiber.
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The nutrients known as flavonoids discovered in these types of food are thought to have properties in preventing cancer.
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