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25 Heavenly Angel Food Cake Recipes

Light on calories and big on presentation, angel food cake is one of the best warm weather desserts out there. The fluffy cake is the perfect partner to all kinds of seasonal fruits and berries, and it can wow at any affair: Stack it sky high, chop it into a trifle, bake it into cupcakes or take it up a mega notch by grilling it and even stuffing it into mason jars! So crack some egg whites and check out these 25 divine angel food cake that will soon have you singing its heavenly praises.

1. Angel Food Cake With Strawberry Sauce: Part of the beauty of angel food cake is that it’s the perfect base for whatever fruit you have on hand, whether that be strawberries, blueberries, peaches… whatever! (via Sweet and Savory by Shinee)

2. Mocha Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake With Mocha Ganache: If you thought angel food cake was lacking a flavor punch, then you need to try this rich coffee-flavored cake topped with a decadent mocha ganache. (via Tracey’s Culinary Adventures)

3. Lemony Angel Food Cake: This sweet cake is brightened up with zesty lemon and fluffy citrus frosting. Just divine! (via Martha Stewart)

4. Angel Food Cake French Toast Sticks: Yes, angel food cake is an acceptable breakfast item, especially when dipped in egg (like French toast!) and topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream. LOTS of whipped cream! (via Rachel Schultz)

5. Coconut Angel Food Cake With Greek Yogurt Frosting: Can a cake be both gorgeous and healthy?! Why yes, yes it can. Turns out you really are on Cloud 9. (via Top With Cinnamon)

6. Grilled Angel Food Cake With Beer Macerated Strawberries: This summer, you have, have, HAVE to try grilling angel food cake! The grill marks add extra crunch and a bit of smokiness that is perfectly balanced by beer-soaked strawberries (WHAT!). (via The Beeroness)

7. Angel Sandwiches: Perfect for a warm spring day, these angel food cupcakes are cut in half, filled with smooth lemon curd and topped with lightly sweetened whipped cream. (via Dough Puncher)

8. Lemon Berry Angel Food Cake Trifle: Fresh berries layered with homemade vanilla pudding and chunks of angel food cake make this trifle an ideal entertaining centerpiece… that is, until it’s all gone! (via The Lemon Bowl)

9. Chocolate Angel Food Cake With Chocolate Whipped Cream: Sometimes you just need chocolate on chocolate. This chocolate angel food cake frosted in mounds of chocolate whipped cream perfectly fits the bill. (via Fresh)

10. Angel Food Cake With Nutella Drizzle and Mascarpone Cream: Forget those misconceptions of dry, spongy cake with a generous Nutella drizzle and a mound of mascarpone whipped cream. You know you want to! (via Cooking Classy)

11. Angel Food Layer Cake With Coconut Whipped Cream and Grapefruit Syrup: Slicing the cake into layers makes it feel just a litter richer, especially topped with coconut whipped cream and drizzled with a tart grapefruit syrup. (via How Sweet Eats)

12. Angel Food Cupcakes: These little cupcakes are dangerously adorable because you can just pop them in your mouth like candy. Just watch us. (via How Sweet Eats)

13. Key Lime Angel Food Cake: Nothing says warm weather like key lime, and this light cake has just a hint of the fresh citrus in its batter. And is topped with a lime whipped cream! (via Mother Thyme)

14. Angel Food Cake With Jasmine-Scented Berries and Cherries: Try something a little unusual by infusing your angel food cake’s fruit toppings with a floral jasmine syrup to make a fragrant dessert like no other. Oh, and DO deck out your cake with cherries and flowers! (via Daily Fix)

15. Black and White Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake: Don’t be nervous about making angel food cake from scratch, it’s really just an exercise in patience with a sweet reward at the end. Plus, by using GF flour, you can make a treat everyone can enjoy. (via Gluten Free Canteen)

16. Strawberry Tiramisu Angel Food Cake: Get ready for your mind to be blown: this is a tiramisu + strawberry stuffed angel food cake. And the best part is, there’s so much tasty filling, yet the cake is still unfathomably light. (via Lemons For Lulu)

17. Heaven and Hell Cake: Layers of naughty devil’s food cake and light angel food cake are mixed in with peanut butter filling and chocolate ganache. Oh yeah, it’s a good-bad move that’s gonna taste SO good! (via Whisk Kid)

18. Strawberries and Cream Angel Food Cake Roll: The classic combination of spongy cake and strawberry cream topping rolled to perfection is sure to impress at any summertime soiree. (via Brown Eyed Baker)

19. Brown Sugar Angel Food Cake: Brown sugar and organic flour give this cake a denser texture than the normal angel food cake, and we’re totally intrigued by the twist. (via Food Woolf)

20. Strawberry Sparkle Cake: Why should the top of the angel food cake have all the fun? Fill in the center of your cake with fresh berries for a pretty, fruity surprise. (via The Pioneer Woman)

21. Boston Cream Pie Cake: This is an entirely foolproof recipe with mega wow factor. Just slice an angel food cake into three layers, slather on vanilla pudding, and then pour a generous drizzle of chocolate ganache on top. Boom! (via Unsophisticook)

22. Strawberry Angel Food Cake Jars: Dessert on the go! Lightly sweetened whipped cream and lots of berries make this a perfectly guilt-free mid-day treat. (via Iowa Girl Eats)

23. Angel Food Cake With Blueberries: By mashing blackberries + blueberries into the whipped cream itself, you get a purple topping that looks gorgeous on the golden brown angel food cake. (via Viva La Dolce Vita)

24. Funfetti Angel Food Cake: It’s a fact that rainbow sprinkles make everything taste better, even the fluffiest of angel food cakes! (via Peanut Butter & Peppers)

25. Caramel Macchiato Angel Food Cake: Dark, rich caramel sauce is one of the best partners for the light sweetness of angel food cake. Why wait until they start serving this at a Starbucks near you?! (via Kumquat)

Do these cakes inspire you to start whipping up some egg whites? Let us know in the comments below!