What is Angel cake? Angel food cake is very tasty. Angel cake is a type of sponge cake, mostly made from wheat flour, egg whites, cream or tartar. The eggs are whipped until they are stiff. Cream of Tartar is added to the mix to stabilize the egg whites. The rest of the ingredients are added gently into the egg white mixture. When adding wheat flour, always use softer wheat. This will generally make the angel food cake a very light texture and taste.
The history of Angel food cake. Angel cake was first introduced in the USA, in the late 1800’s. It was basically made for meals have post funeral meals. Now it’s a family feed after ever supper meal.