1 Angel Food Cake, baked in a tube pan

1 1/2 Qts. Ice Cream  (Your favorite flavor or flavors)


6 Egg Whites (at room temperature)              ]

¼ cup Granulated Sugar                                  }

¼ tsp. Cream of Tartar                                    }              Meringue

1 tsp. Vanilla Extract                                       ]



1 round 14” Cake Board covered with Aluminum Foil  (a pizza pan will do)

Electric Mixer, food processor or large round bottomed mixing bowl and wire whisk



  1. Cut a trough all around the cake, about 1/3 down; save the pieces.
  2. Place the cake on the covered board or pizza pan.
  3. Line the bottom of the hole created by the tube pan with cake pieces.
  4. Place small scoops of ice cream into trough you cut out and the hole created by the tube.  Fill only to within 1/2” of the top.
  5. Place the pieces of cut out cake on top to cover the ice cream.
  6. Place in the Freezer until ready to serve.
  7. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.


To Make the Meringue:

  1. Whip the Egg Whites in an electric mixer with the wire attachment at high speed until they are very frothy; add the Cream of Tartar.  Continue beating;
  2. Slowly add the Sugar and Vanilla; continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  3. Remove the Cake from the freezer and spread the Meringue, being careful not to form peaks.
  4. Bake in the oven for about 5 minutes or until the Meringue is lightly browned.
  5. Serve immediately.


YIELD:            10-12 Servings

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