Angel Food Cake Like You've Never Seen It Before

Angel food cake doesn't always call for strawberries and whipped cream. Impress your guests by making one of these out-of-the-ordinary angel food cake recipes. There's an angel food cake for every occasion, including cupcakes, grilled, and ice cream-filled varieties. Some start with a boxed recipe or store-bought cake (perfect for when you're in a rush), but when you're done, you'll have an angel food cake that's all your own.

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    Raspberry Angel Cakes

    A light and fluffy marshmallow frosting is the perfect match for these petite, puffy cupcakes. Dress 'em up with a pretty piece of fruit or chocolate and a dusting of powdered sugar for an angelic finish.

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    French-Toasted Angel Food Cake

    Sure, you've probably wanted to eat cake for breakfast before, and now you actually should. Dunk store-bought angel food cake slices in a sweet egg mixture, top with whipped cream and syrup, and prepare for mouths to water.

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    Angel Food Cupcakes with Chocolate-Hazelnut Frosting

    File this under sweetest news ever: Despite being topped with a rich chocolate-hazelnut frosting, these angel food cupcakes are just 126 calories each! The key to the cakes' perfectly-light texture? Beating the egg whites to stiff peaks, then slowly incorporating the flour mixture.

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    Cocoa-Topped Angel Food Cake

    The toppings for this dressed-up boxed angel food cake are inspired by cereal and milk! Whether you enjoy your slice with the classic dessert utensil (a fork) or spoon it up like cereal, you'll find this kid-friendly treat magically delicious.

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    Grilled Angel Food Cake

    Fire up the grill! It's time to sear some cake (no, really). Brush angel food slices with butter, then toss 'em on the grill for a minute. Drizzle with chocolate or whatever toppings you'd like.

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    Lemon-Poppy Seed Angel Cake

    This made-from-scratch recipe is more complicated than the others, but it's worth the effort. Because lemon-poppy seed muffins and bread are often served at breakfast, you can definitely eat this cake in the morning, too (making it even more worth the effort!).

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    Angel Food Cake with Lemon Cream and Berries

    Fifteen minutes. That's all that stands between you and one of these pretty parfaits! Simply layer cubes of already-baked angel food cake, seasonal fruit, and a lemon pudding sauce to create a sweet semi-homemade delight.  

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    Angel Food Ice Cream Cake

    Here's a frozen twist on the classic way to serve angel food. Once you whip up the mix, slice cake in three, then frost with strawberry ice cream. Garnish with fresh strawberries, of course.

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    Homemade Angel Food Cake

    If you're just looking to make your own tried-and-true angel food cake, we've got you covered. We all like to try new and exciting recipes, but this one's a classic for a reason.

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    Marble Angel Food Cake

    No need to choose between chocolate and vanilla. This fat-free homemade angel food cake offers both in one delicious, chocolate icing-drizzled package!

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    Pumpkin Angel Food Cake

    Add canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice to an angel food cake mix. It'll turn out moist and ready for fall!

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    Citrus Angel Cake

    Yes you can make this DIY angel food cake! The key ingredient? Three spoonfuls of canned frozen citrus juice concentrate. 

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    Honey-Rosemary Angel Food Cake

    If the honey-lemon-mascarpone layer isn't decadent enough for you, this entire cake is also coated in warmed-up honey. Simple yet so satisfying.


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