Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

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This super fluffy cake is not only incredibly light but also extremely tasty.

 

Difficulty: Hard

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 45 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 248 / Protein 6g / Carbohydr. 54g / Fat 1g

Ingredients (10 servings)

10egg whites
60 mllemon juice
30 gvanilla sugar
250 gsugar
100 gall-purpose flour
60 gcornstarch
1 tspbaking powder
170 gconfectioner’s sugar
200 gstrawberries
0.5 bunchmint
salt

Utensils

oven, rubber spatula (optional), sieve, large bowl or parchment paper, 2 small bowls, Angel Food Cake pan, whisk, knife, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters, chopping board

Wine Tip

Prosecco, 2012
The fluffy and fruity Angel Food Cake unfolds its flavors when combined with a frizzy Prosecco. Its effervescent palate picks up the fruity aroma of the strawberries.

Step 1

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Preheat oven to 160°C/325°F. Beat egg whites with some of the lemon juice and a pinch of salt until soft peaks form. Here it is important that the bowl and beater are free of any grease to reach the desired consistency!

oven, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

10 egg whites / 2 tsp lemon juice / salt

Step 2

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

As soon as the egg whites start to form soft peaks, gradually add the vanilla sugar and sugar and continue to mix until stiff peaks form.

30 g vanilla sugar / 250 g sugar

Step 3

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Sift and combine flour, cornstarch, and baking powder.

sieve, large bowl or parchment paper

100 g all-purpose flour / 60 g cornstarch / 1 tsp baking powder

Step 4

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Fold the flour mixture carefully into the egg white mixture and pour into an Angel Food Cake pan. Smooth the top and bake in a preheated oven at 160°C/325°F for approx. 35 – 45 min until golden.

oven, Angel Food Cake pan, rubber spatula

Step 5

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Invert the pan to set down on its little feet, or use the middle hole to rest it on a bottle. Leave to cool for 1 hour.

Step 6

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Meanwhile, slice mint into fine strips. Wash strawberries, remove the stalks and halve.

knife, chopping board

0.5 bunch mint / 200 g strawberries

Step 7

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Mix strawberries and mint with some of the confectioner’s sugar and leave to one side. The sugar gives the strawberries a lovely shine.

small bowl

20 g confectioner’s sugar

Step 8

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Now, for the icing, combine the rest of the confectioner’s sugar with some of the lemon juice (freshly pressed if possible).

whisk, small bowl

150 g confectioner´s sugar / 50 ml lemon juice

Step 9

Angel food cake with fresh strawberries

Release the cake and glaze with icing. Once the icing has set (approx. 15 min) serve the cake with the fresh strawberries and garnish with fresh mint leaves.