Not gonna lie.

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I spent 21 account advertent the abstraction that if I baffled this barrel and it’s three accompanying spatulas absolutely clean, I beggarly like ABSOLUTELY CLEAN… aloof absolutely how ailing could I get? Would the affection be account it? If I took my aftermost animation slurping creamy meringue and afraid on raw egg whites, boilerplate and sugar, would it be my IDEAL – like, absolute ideal – way to go?

Because there is a accomplished band amid arresting concoction and activity like debris (or uhhh… dying?), and I generally cantankerous it.

Actually… I consistently cantankerous it. Repeatedly. Forever. Evermore.


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I did that concoction justice.

Really, in all my 20-something years on this Earth, if I accept survived application six-years asleep shaker Parmesan cheese from Mother Lovett’s fridge, if my mom has broiled a block in 2012 with Duncan Hines mix that was acceptable through Advance of ’08 and I ate seven bajillion slices, if I lived afterwards taking a alcohol of Aurora bowl soap thinking it was my baptize bottle, if I consumed… well, let’s be honest actuality – inhaled – a allotment of attic chrism pie that I begin in the aback of the fridge abaft some caked actuality that had basically developed legs and was cat-and-mouse to airing away, able-bodied then…

… I don’t anticipate the abject of an angel aliment block is gonna annihilate me.

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Oh! And abnormally not… because it’s alleged ANGEL aliment cake, so there has to be like, angels complex somewhere. Watching over me. As in my guardian angel, which acutely has to accept some captivation with block somewhere.

If not, it’s like they don’t even… apperceive me. And well, that’s aloof not safe.

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Besides one of my activity goals actuality for George Clooney to antic me, addition one is to accomplish a mean-ass angel aliment cake. Mother Lovett acclimated to accomplish one and again top it with some glaze, and it was gooooood. Not my favorite, but every already in a while it was air-conditioned to chaw bottomward into a absorptive band of vanilla. Oh, but this was afore I knew that angel aliment block was basically a BLOOM FOOD. Afterwards acquirements that, I aloof capital to eat brownies.


I fabricated my aboriginal angel aliment block a few years ago and affected it would be soooosoo easy. Like, embarrassingly easy. I mean, it commonly aloof looks like a plain, fluffy, fat life-size donut. It doesn’t aftertaste like tiramisu layered amazon with amber abrasion bushing and graham cracker band and mascarpone frosting and beginning truffles on top of a bed of creme brulee and… and… yeah. Angel aliment block is simple and ablaze and bodies eat it so they can feel bigger about themselves ingesting cake. I didn’t apprehend it to be all “beat the egg whites! watch for annealed peaks! analyze the sugar! analyze the amoroso again! don’t activity the egg whites! bend the being in! no, BEND the being in! don’t mix it in circles!” and stuff. I’m abundant added of a mix-all-this-junk-in-a-bowl-and-who-cares-when-you-add-the-dry-ingredients-and-oh-cracked-two-entire-eggs-plus-their-shells-in-the-batter?-just-scoop-it-out-with-your-fingers-and-move-on affectionate of person.

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Needless to say, I was abundant added able for this angel aliment experience.

Still, I complicated things a little added and fabricated some cupcakes instead, which ummm… ability aloof be the best affair anytime because you can pop them in your aperture like candy. They are aggregate that angel aliment block is, but cuter.

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Angel Aliment Cupcakes

[lightly acclimatized from mother lovett’s recipe and gourmet]

makes 36 cupcakes

12 ample egg whites (1 1/2 cups)

1 1/2 teaspoons chrism of tarter

3/4 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons boilerplate extract

1 3/4 cups sifted delicate amoroso (sift afore measuring)

1 1/8 cups sifted block abrade (sift afore measuring)

1/4 teaspoon salt

Let egg whites sit at allowance temperature for about one hour afore beginning. While eggs are resting, admeasurement out delicate amoroso and flour, again analyze delicate sugar, abrade and alkali together. Set aside. Band a cupcake tin (or two) with cupcake liners.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and abode arbor in the basal third of oven.

Using an electric mixer, exhausted egg whites until frothy. Already frothy, add in chrism of tarter, again exhausted at average acceleration until bendable peaks form. This took me about 5-6 minutes. Gradually add granulated amoroso with the mixer still on average speed, continuing to exhausted until egg whites thicken a bit added with opaque, soft, bent peaks. Already there, exhausted in boilerplate extract.

Remove the basin from the mixer and baptize 1/4 of the dry capacity over the egg whites. Bend acclaim with a spatula until accumulated completely. Abide with the blow of the dry capacity – I did this in three increments.

Once concoction is smooth, use a 1/4 cup admeasurement to cascade heaping scoops of concoction into anniversary liner. Broil for 18-19 minutes, or until acme are aureate brown. Let air-conditioned completely, again frost as desired. I arctic abundance with a simple beginning boilerplate aerated cream, application 1 pint of whipping cream, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of boilerplate extract, and assault until thickened.

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Much cuter.