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Easy Molasses Angel Food Cake Recipe


  • No. of Servings: 12 servings
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • Half a cup of granulated sugar
  • Quarter cup of fat free half and half
  • One lightly beaten egg
  • Three tablespoons of margarine or light butter
  • Two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Half a teaspoon of finely grated lemon peel
  • One cup of sifted cake flour
  • Half a cup of brown sugar
  • One teaspoon of ground ginger
  • Half a teaspoon of salt
  • Eleven egg whites
  • A quarter cup of molasses
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • A teaspoon of cream of tarter


  • To prepare the lemon sauce, take a medium sized saucepan and mix together, the lightly beaten egg, fat free half and half and the sugar. Place the pan over a medium to low fire and heat the ingredients till the sugar has dissolved completely, while stirring continuously.
  • Add the lemon juice and butter and continue to heat the ingredients, again while constantly stirring.
  • Once the mixture is thick enough, so as to coat a spoon, add the finely grated lemon rind.
  • Mix well and keep the sauce aside.
  • Preheat the oven to about 350° F
  • Sift together, the flour, brown sugar, well ground ginger and salt.
  • Beat the eggs white well, till they are frothy, after which, add the cream of tarter. Continue to beat the eggs till you notice soft peaks forming.
  • Now add the sugar, while continuously beating the mixture. Do not add all the sugar at one time, but rather do it a teaspoon at a time.
  •  Add the molasses, again while constantly beating the eggs.
  • Add the flour mixture and the vanilla extract.
  • Pour the thick batter into a tube pan and then bake for 35-40 minutes as 350° F.
  • Serve with chilled lemon sauce.

Nutritional Information:
(Amounts per serving) 

 237 cal
  5.5 g
 49 g 2.5 g  218 mg

Health Tips:

This delicious dessert is not just about the taste, but it has a lot of nutritional value too.

Submitted on January 16, 2014