Lime Angel Food Cake

Lime Angel Food Cake

Fluffy Angel Food Cake takes on a new twist with the addition of lime juice and zest. Paired with a simple raspberry sauce, this cake is at once delicate and decadent.

Cake
Hands-On Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 60 (including cooling time)
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients

    10 -12 large egg whites (about 1 1/2 cups)l
    2 teaspoons lime juice
    1 cup granulated sugar
    1 Tablespoon lime zest
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sift together flour and powdered sugar. Set aside.
  3. Combine egg whites and lime juice in a large bowl. Beat until soft peaks form.
  4. Stir together granulated sugar and lime zest. Add by the tablespoon to egg whites and continue to beat, adding until all sugar is gone, until stiff peaks form.
  5. Fold flour and powdered sugar into stiff-beaten egg whites in four small additions.
  6. Turn out into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan.
  7. Bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly.
  8. Turn pan over and cool with cake still inside pan. Cool completely.
  9. Remove from pan gently and serve with Raspberry Sauce.

Raspberry Sauce
Hands-On Time: 1 minute
Ready In: 1 minute
Yield: 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups seedless red raspberry preserves
    2 Tablespoons lime juice

Directions

  1. Microwave preserves for 30 seconds until warm. This may take more or less time depending on your microwave.
  2. Stir well until smooth.
  3. Add lime juice and stir until well combined.
See more recipes from Anne Coleman (aka Short Order Mom).

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