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Turn an angel food cake recipe into a party-worthy dessert by toasting it to golden perfection and serving atop a pool of sweet vanilla custard.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Separate egg whites and yolks; set aside. With vegetable peeler, remove peel from lemon in long strips and place in medium saucepan. Juice lemon into a separate small saucepan and set aside.

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  • Combine half-and-half and sugar with lemon peel. Cook over medium-low heat just until mixture comes to simmer. Whisk egg yolks in large bowl; slowly whisk in half-and-half mixture. Pour mixture through fine mesh sieve back into pan to remove peel. Cook and stir gently over medium-low heat for about 15 minutes or until mixture just begins to thicken and bubble. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Quickly cool custard by placing the saucepan in a large bowl of ice water for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Transfer to a bowl. Cover; set aside.

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  • In shallow dish whisk together egg whites, cinnamon, and salt. In 12-inch nonstick skillet heat butter over medium heat. Dip cut sides of cake into egg mixture; add to skillet in 2 batches. Brown about 2 to 3 minutes per side; set aside.

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  • Add apricot preserves to lemon juice in small saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat until preserves are melted.

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  • To serve, pour some of the vanilla custard onto a plate or in a shallow bowl. Top with cake, preserves, lemon peel, and mint. Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; 10 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 108 mg cholesterol; 299 mg sodium. 147 mg potassium; 42 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 28 g sugar; 6 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 340 IU vitamin a; 12 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 111 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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