Cake & Cookie Recipes > Angel Cake

How to make angel cake:
This is a very light cake which contains no flour just arrowroot which is usually used as a thickening agent.


1/2 cup butter
4 level tablespoons vanilla sugar
8 heaped tablespoons arrowroot
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
3 egg whites
1 tablespoon warm water
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the water until thoroughly blended.
- Fold in the arrowroot.
- Whisk the egg whites until very stiff.
- Fold the egg whites into the mixture.
- Bake in a well greased tin for 45 minutes at 180 degrees centigrade (see temperature conversions).

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