Recipe By Liz
Published Jul 7th
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Servings 1 - 10 inch tube pan Calories 154.7

This is a recipe from my grandmother’s recipe collection.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 To make Bottom/White part: Beat whites with salt until frothy. Add cream of tartar and continue beating until stiff, but not dry. Sift 1/2 cup flour and 3/4 cup sugar 4 times (separately). Add sugar gradually, then fold in flour. Add in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Put into ungreased angel cake pan. Prepare top.
  2. 2 To Make Top/Yellow Part: Beat yolks until light. Add 3/4 cup sugar, which has been sifted 4 times, gradually. Beat for 3 minutes. Add 3/4 cup flour and baking powder, which has been sifted together 4 times. Alternate flour mixture with hot water. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour this mix over top of first batter.
  3. 3 Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 154.7
  • Carbohydrate 30.5 g
  • Cholesterol 87.8 mg
  • Fat 2 g
  • Fiber 0.3 g
  • Protein 3.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Sodium 136.7 mg
  • Sugar 21.6 g


  1. I think it's great! I followed the recipe as written and it turned out fine. Be sure not to preheat the oven as that may cause the top to burn. Also put the oven rack lower than the middle of the oven.
  2. So cool! Easy to make and so moist and tasty. I didn't have any cream of tartar and it still worked beautifully.
  3. I loved it period!
  4. Interesting cake. The white layer was wonderful just the right texture light and sweet. The yellow layer well...we didn't care for it. It is spongy bland and tasted like baked egg. The cake is pretty but that yellow layer needs something to improve the taste. I don't think I'll be making this again.
  5. The top part came out tasting like scrambled eggs. I thought I could save it by cutting that layer off but after an hour or so the bottom part tasted like scrambled eggs too. I made this recipe exactly as stated and it just wasn't any good. My only thoughts were adding more sugar but - Read more ...
  6. This is a great recipe. Half-way through I realized I didn't have enough vanilla extract so for the bottom I used 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract and 1/4 tsp. imitation maple flavor and for the bottom I used 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract and 1/2 imitation maple flavor. After it was done baking I took some mini - Read more ...
  7. This is an excellent recipes that I've made a few times. What a relief to be able to use only 6 eggs and use all parts of them! This one is worth the time.
  8. i made this recipe twice and it was delicious both times. ive broiled brownies and they were raw on bottom burnt on top. this is an excellent recipe that i highly recommend
  9. This was AWFUL!!!! I have had angel food cake once before and this tasted NOTHING like it. It burned on the top was grossly wet in the middle and smelled terrible and eggy. I would never make this again!!!

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