Angel Food Cake Recipe Without Cream Of Tartar

Angel Food Cake Recipe Without Cream Of Tartar

This homemade Angel food cake recipe without cream of tartar is easy and quick to prepare and uses natural lemon juice to replace the cream of tartar. This traditional Angel food cake recipe with lemon juice will take about an hour to prepare, that’s, simple and quick.

Angel food cake or angel cake is a versatile type of sponge cake that is low in fat, bakes up tall, and has a soft airy texture. Egg whites are the main ingredient to make Angel cake and provide it with its unique spongy crumb structure, another important role the whipped eggs provide is leavening or cake rise.

Angel food cake is made without baking powder or baking soda hense whipping up the egg whites to their proper peak stage is imperative. Other ingredients used to make Angel food cake are cake flour, sugar, salt, vanilla, and an acidulent such as cream of tartar, or in this case, we will be using lemon juice to provide us the acid needed to stabilize the meringue (whipped egg whites), vinegar can also be used in place of cream of tartar or lemon.

Traditional Angel Food Cake With Lemon Juice

Cream of tartar is typically used to stabilize the whipped egg whites in a homemade traditional angel food cake recipe so that the meringue remains airy and fluffy. In this recipe, we will be substituting the cream of tartar with lemon juice which will provide the same function. To help you understand the conversion of cream of tartar to lemon the ratio is 1-4, cream of tartar to lemon juice. If a recipe calls for 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar then you will need 4 teaspoons of lemon juice.

Angel Food Cake With Vinegar

If you have no lemons, you can make homemade angel food cake with vinegar, you can substitute the lemon with the vinegar at a 1-1 ratio, meaning replace 1 teaspoon of lemon juice with one teaspoon of vinegar. The only downset is the impact the vinegar will have on the angel cakes’ flavor.

Let’s make this angel food cake recipe without cream of tartar!

Angel Food Cake with lemon juice

Ingredients For Angel Food Cake With Lemon Juice

  • 1 cup cake flour (110 grams)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (3 grams)
  • 1 1/2 cups fine granulated sugar (300 grams) divide in half
  • 12 large egg whites (360 grams), room temperature
  • 6 teaspoons lemon juice (30 grams), or 1 1/2 tablespoons
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (7 grams)

How To Make Angel Food Cake Without Cream Of Tartar?

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C), and have your angel food cake pan or tube pan ready.
  2. Combine the flour and half of the fine sugar in a medium size bowl In a large bowl and mix together to combine. If you’re using regular granulated sugar, you can make it finer by pulsing it into a food processor for a few seconds.
  3. Add the egg whites, salt, and vanilla into a stand mixer mixing bowl with the whisk attachment or use a hand mixer, beat on low medium speed until frothy, then add lemon juice and continue to beat for 2 minutes.
  4. Increase the speed of the mixer to medium-high and with the machine running gradually add the sugar in 3-4 additions beating until a stiff peak stage is achieved.
  5. Fold in a 1/4 cup of the flour mixture at a time into the meringue.
  6. Transfer the batter to the ungreased cake pan and run a screwer throughout the batter to break down some of the larger air bubbles.
  7. Bake the angel food cake for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted screwer comes out clean. The cake will have a light golden brown color on the surface.
  8. Remove the angel cake from the oven and place it upside down on a wire rack while still in the pan.
  9. Allow the cake to cool for 2 hours, then run a knife along the edges and remove the cake.
  10. Serve with fresh fruit, icing sugar, or whipped cream.
  11. Enjoy your Angel food make!

Easy Angel Food Cake Recipe (No Cream Of Tartar)

This homemade Angel food cake recipe without cream of tartar is easy and quick to prepare and uses natural lemon juice to replace the cream of tartar. This traditional Angel food cake recipe with lemon juice will take about an hour to prepare, that’s, simple and quick.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup cake flour 110 grams
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 grams
  • 1 1/2 cups fine granulated sugar 300 grams divide in half
  • 12 large egg whites 360 grams, room temperature
  • 6 teaspoons lemon juice 30 grams, or 1 1/2 tablespoons
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 7 grams

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C), and have your angel food cake pan or tube pan ready.
  • Combine the flour and half of the fine sugar in a medium size bowl In a large bowl and mix together to combine. If you’re using regular granulated sugar, you can make it finer by pulsing it into a food processor for a few seconds.
  • Add the egg whites, salt, and vanilla into a stand mixer mixing bowl with the whisk attachment or use a hand mixer, beat on low medium speed until frothy, then add lemon juice and continue to beat for 2 minutes.
  • Increase the speed of the mixer to medium-high and with the machine running gradually add the sugar in 3-4 additions beating until a stiff peak stage is achieved.
  • Fold in a 1/4 cup of the flour mixture at a time into the meringue.
  • Transfer the batter to the ungreased cake pan and run a screwer throughout the batter to break down some of the larger air bubbles.
  • Bake the angel food cake for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted screwer comes out clean. The cake will have a light golden brown color on the surface.
  • Remove the angel cake from the oven and place it upside down on a wire rack while still in the pan.
  • Allow the cake to cool for 2 hours, then run a knife along the edges and remove the cake.
  • Serve with fresh fruit, icing sugar, or whipped cream.
  • Enjoy your Angel food make!
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