The Best Angel Food Cake

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 1992, America's Test Kitchen TV

With only eight ingredients, angel food cake is the ultimate test of finesse and timing.

SERVES10 to 12

TIME1¼ hours, plus 2 to 3 hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To get an angel food cake recipe for a tall, perfectly shaped cake with a snowy white, tender crumb encased in a thin, delicate, golden crust, we experimented with egg whites, finding no discernable difference in volume between whites beate...

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