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Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
8 servings
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Ingredients

Cake

1 ⅓
cup pastry flour
1 ⅔
cup icing sugar
2
cup egg white, (about 16), room temperature
1
tsp cream of tartar
¼
tsp salt
1 ⅓
cup sugar
1 ½
tsp vanilla extract
1
quart fresh strawberries
¼
cup sugar
zest and juice of 1 lime, 1 lemon and 1 orange

Fresh Strawberry Coulis

1
pint fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
¼
cup sugar
juice and zest of one lime
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Step 2

Sift together flour and icing sugar 3 times. Whip egg whites with cream of tartar and salt until foamy. Gradually pour in sugar while whipping and continue to beat until stiff peaks are achieved. Add vanilla.

Step 3

Fold in flour in 3 additions, folding well after each addition.

Step 4

Spoon into an ungreased angel food pan and level top.

Step 5

Bake for 40-50 minutes (let go at least 30 without opening oven door), until cake springs back when touched.

Step 6

Remove from oven and turn over and let cool completely in pan upside down. Use a palette knife to loosen edges of cake, and tap to remove cake from pan.

Step 7

Puree and strain all ingredients and serve.

Step 8

Wash, hull and cut strawberries into quarters. Toss with sugar and citrus zests and juices. Spoon into center of angel food cake to serve. Dust with icing sugar.

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