Parker County Today April 2018 - Page 106

our taste: ESPRESSO-CHOCOLATE CHIP ANGEL FOOD CAKE Brought to you by Make a great impression with dessert Entrées might be the focal point of a meal, but dessert provides the final impression people will have after sitting down to break bread together. Home cooks who want their guests to leave the dinner table patting their bellies in appreciation of a fine des- sert can try the following recipe for “Espresso-Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake” from Emily Luchetti’s “Classic Stars Desserts” (Chronicle Books). 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder 1 1/3 cups cake flour, sifted 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 1 3/4 cups (about 12 large) egg whites 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips, coarsely chopped Preheat the oven to 350 F. Have ready an ungreased 10-inch nonstick angel food cake pan. Sift together the espresso powder and flour onto a piece of parchment paper or into a bowl. Add the salt and set aside. Put the egg whites in the large bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whip attachment and whip on medium speed until frothy. Add the cream of tartar, increase the speed to high and continue whipping while slowly pour- ing in the sugar until the whites are firm and satiny, about 3 minutes. Reduce the speed to low, add the v [[H[[[ۈZXH[[YHH[ܙYY[ˈ[H\Z^\H\[[\][H[܋Bܘ]Y [[ݙHHHBZ^\[[[H]B\]H][KXZH\H]H\\HXY][HY B]H]\[]H\L Z^\H\][H[ܜܘ]Y ]H\Y[ݙ\Z^ ܈[H[Y]HH]\[HZH[\H[H[Hݙ[\H]\[HZH[]YH]\H][Y\]HXHۚYHXZ\[HZ\]ˈZH[[H]\[\Y[H[\Y\]X[  HZ[]\ˈ[\HZH[]\][H\YHۈ[B[ YH[\]HY] [[HH[\Y[ۈHX›وHH܈\HYHوH[[Hۈ ܈ [YZ[ˊB[[HZK[HۙۚYB\[H[YHYHوH[[[H[\XKYBHZHHH[Y\ˈ\BۚYH]Y[HZH[H BHوH[[HZH[[H\HZHݙ\][][۝H]\ YH[\]HH[[ݘXHK[X\HBY\]HۚYK[XHH] B\ۈوHZK[H[\H]\[HZH]\YٙH[H\K][X\]H\]YۚYK\[H[B][[[ۋ[[ZXYHZHX^HBXYHH^H[Y[Kܘ\[\Xܘ\[ܙH]H[KB\]\K\\ L L