Red Velvet Angel Food Cake
 
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Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups egg whites (about 10-12 eggs)
  • 1-1½ tablespoon red food coloring
  • 1½ teaspoons cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
French Vanilla Bean Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2½-3 tablespoons french vanilla creamer
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeded
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Generously spray or grease a 9 or 10 inch tube pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Using a stand mixer or electric mixer with whisk attachment add to a large bowl egg white, food coloring, cream of tartar, vanilla extract and salt. Stir on medium high speed until stiff peaks form, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Reduce speed and gradually add in sugar until just combined.
  4. In a small bowl sift flour and cocoa powder.
  5. Gradually sprinkle in flour/cocoa mixture and fold into mixture a little at a time. Don't over mix.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 35- 40 minutes until top springs back when touched.
  7. Cool completely.
French Vanilla Bean Glaze
  1. Add confectioners sugar to a medium bowl. Stir in French Vanilla creamer a tablespoon at a time until desired consistency. Stir in vanilla bean and drizzle over cooled angel food cake.
Recipe by Mother Thyme at http://www.motherthyme.com/2014/02/red-velvet-angel-food-cake.html