Everyone should know how to make the perfect angel food cake

(MyRecipes / Southern Living)

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Much like a German chocolate cake and the perfect chocolate buttercream, a light and delicious angel food cake is a recipe every baker must keep in her back pocket.

This heavenly angel food (see what we did there?) recipe from Southern Living is a guaranteed crowd pleaser, as Southern Living creations tend to be. And, as an added bonus, it’s so easy to make!

As the recipe notes, this cake can be cut into squares and transformed into petit fours, frosted as a sheet cake, or even made in round pans. You’re the baker, and the sky’s the limit!

You will need:

  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2½ cups egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Follow along with a written recipe at MyRecipes.

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