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angel food cake

Syllabification: an·gel food cake
(British angel cake)

Definition of angel food cake in English:

noun

A light, pale sponge cake made of flour, egg whites, and no fat, typically baked in a ring shape and covered with soft icing.
Example sentences
  • Food experts, including M.E.N. critic Ray King, will bake an angel cake as part of a gourmet fundraising banquet at Manchester's Simply Heathcotes on October 5.
  • Now, my husband may not be able to bake an angel cake or waltz but he's not bad on cars, so when I decided to look around for another set of wheels, I asked him to come along for the ride.
  • If you're making your own pound cake, brownies or angel food cake for the chocolate fondue, get baking.

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