Angel food cake likely got its name from its featherweight texture, its pale white color and that undeniably light & airy taste. What makes it so different from a typical white cake, is it omits egg yolk and instead uses only whipped egg whites, and no butter. What you do with it from there doesn’t have to start and end at the classic bundt cake preparation either. Here’s some creative ways you can ascend to higher levels with your angel food caking game.
Did your mind just get blown, too? These little bites are made with 4 ingredients and pan fried for that signature churro crunch.
http://lilluna.com/angel-food-cake-churro-bites/ Photo by: Lil Luna
Have a little angel in your life deserving of such a sweet and beautiful treat? Pink through and through, with a touch of that funfetti sprinkles, and this serves up pure joy.
http://sweetapolita.com/2015/05/perfectly-pink-angel-food-cake/ Photo by: Sweetapolita
When sweet worlds collide and make something so majestic, light, airy and undeniably amazing. And yes, you might be basic for agreeing.
http://www.julieseatsandtreats.com/pumpkin-angel-food-cake/ Photo by: Julies Eats & Treats
Yep, it’s a thing! Grilling the angel food cake will cause the sugars to crisp, adding another layer of caramelized flavoring to your once basic angel food cake. Pair that with warm roasted blueberries, lemon, mint and maybe a small spoonful of your favorite froyo and you’re on cloud 9.
http://www.azgrabaplate.com/2016/05/grilled-angel-food-cake-roasted-blueberries.html Photo by: Grab A Plate
Don’t limit yourself to strawberry shortcake only in the summer, this is a refreshing snack or dessert all year round. Plus, aren’t those Santa’s colors? And really, why put boundaries on shortcake in your life anyway.
http://lilluna.com/strawberry-shortcake-kabobs/ Photo by: Lil Luna
Ditch the bread, nothing beats cake. Especially cake that is basically a sponge. That cake creates the perfect sponge for the egg mixture making a delightful version of a breakfast classic.
http://www.bunsinmyoven.com/2013/10/10/angel-food-cake-french-toast-with-cream-cheese-maple-syrup/ Photo by: Buns In My Oven
The perfect individual servings of a traditional trifle, with layers of lemon pudding, strawberries, whipped cream and of course, angel food cake pieces.
http://www.domestically-speaking.com/mason-jar-strawberry-lemon-angel-food-trifle/ Photo by: Domestically Speaking
What do you get when you layer light airiness of angel food cake, with the dark, richness of devil’s food cake? Heaven and hell!
http://bakingamoment.com/salted-caramel-heaven-hell-cake/ Photo by: Baking A Moment
So yes, angel food cake is often used in trifles. However, you don’t have to stick to Grandma’s recipe for tradish versions of this. Zest things up a little! This dessert sounds like the perfect finish to a big meal, too. Something refreshing to top off your meal.
http://www.lemonsforlulu.com/coconut-key-lime-trifle/#_a5y_p=3970197 Photo by: Lemons For Lulu
Oh my gosh, yes! Finally a drink you can eat! Errr, whatever. This is adorable, and delicious, and makes single servings, and angel food cake! Yippee!
http://themondaybox.com/2014/03/3-2-1-pina-colada-cake/ Photo by: The Monday Box
This ladies and gentlemen, is what we call “pin worthy”. This rustic charming lemon angel food cake is meant to delight your eyes and your tastebuds alike. While it looks like a ton of effort is involved, its actually quite simple, even using a box mix to pull off this beauty.
http://thefirstyearblog.com/lemon-angel-food-cake/ Photo by: The First Year Blog