Angel Food Cake with Berries and Whipped Cream Recipe Zoom

Angel Food Cake with Berries and Whipped Cream Recipe

A dozen egg whites transform this cake into a light and airy angel food cake that delights your guests. It’s extra yummy served with fresh berries and luscious whipped cream.
Makes: 10-12 servings
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 325ºF. Sift flour with 3/4 cup sugar.

Step 2

In large bowl, beat egg whites and salt with electric mixer until foamy; add cream of tartar and beat until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar, sprinkling 1/4 at a time and beating well after each addition, until stiff peaks form. With a large silicone spatula, gently fold in vanilla. Gently fold in flour mixture 1/4 at a time over egg whites with an over and under motion after each addition. Fold additional 10 strokes after last addition until flour is well blended. Gently transfer batter to ungreased pan. With spatula or knife, cut through batter gently.

Step 3

Bake on lower oven rack 55-60 minutes or until top is browned and cake tester comes out clean. Invert pan on counter to cool cake thoroughly (about 2 hours) before removing from pan. Run knife around the sides and center of cake to loosen.

Step 4

In large bowl, whip cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla on high speed until stiff peaks form. Cut cooled cake horizontally and fill with whipped cream. Spread a thick layer of whipped cream on top of cake and garnish with fresh berries just before serving.

Step 5

Note: To make dairy-free, omit whipped cream.

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Pure Vanilla Extract, 4 Oz. (1 tsp for cake, 1 tsp for whipped cream)


cake flour, sifted

1-1/2 cups cake flour, sifted

granulated sugar, divided

1-3/4 cups granulated sugar, divided

egg whites

12 egg whites (at room temperature)


1/4 teaspoon salt

cream of tartar

1-1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar

heavy whipping cream

1 cup heavy whipping cream

confectioners' sugar

3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Fresh berries

Fresh berries

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