Angel food cake is light, fluffy and tricky to make. Recipes call for something like six egg whites, which leaves me in a quandary as to what to do with the rest of those eggs.
That’s why I bought a $5 grocery store cake from Food Lion the other day. Naked and spongy, it sat there in its round plastic house like a peeled banana, begging for icing. And the first thing I thought of was strawberry, which I happened to have in the pantry.
Essay continued at WFAEats, the food blog of NPR affiliate WFAE in Charlotte. http://wfae.org/post/angel-food-cake-demands-strawberry-icing