Homemade Chocolate-Glazed Angel Food Cake

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 35 min
Cooling Time: 30 min
Yields: 10


Indulge in something truly divine with this recipe for Homemade Chocolate-Glazed Angel Food Cake. Drizzled with a decadent chocolate glaze and served with a side of vanilla frozen yogurt or fresh, seasonal fruit, this guilt-free dessert offers sinfully delicious flavor.


  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 12 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons hot water


PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

flour, cocoa and 3/4 cup granulated sugar in medium bowl.

BEAT egg whites, cream of tartar, vanilla extract and salt in large mixer bowl until soft peaks form. With mixer running, gradually beat in remaining granulated sugar until stiff peaks form. Gradually fold in flour mixture, one-third at a time. Spoon batter into ungreased 10-inch tube pan with removable bottom.

BAKE for 35 to 38 minutes or until cake springs back when touched. Cool by turning the cake (in the pan) upside down, propping on top of a bottle until it cools to room temperature. Run knife around the cake to loosen, then invert onto a serving plate.

powdered sugar, cocoa and water in medium bowl. Stir until smooth. Drizzle glaze over top of cake, letting it drip down naturally. Let glaze set for 30 minutes or until hard. Serve with vanilla frozen yogurt, if desired.

Hubby really liked!

by J. Jan , Blytheville, AR on Aug. 2009

Angel Food cake is probably his favorite, especially in all different flavors....

Homemade Chocolate-Glazed Angel Food Cake

by v. vicki , BOZEMAN, MT on Mar. 2009

I love recipes that we still do from scratch this is a wonderful moist cake and the glaze is a real plus. Thank you.

Yummy and low cal

by P. Pam , Exeter, NE on Mar. 2009

Angel food cake is lower in fat, so this is an excellent way to treat yourself when you are dieting. I'm dieting and it is a pleasant treat without depriving myself for something sweet! Make this tasty recipe today.

Homemade chocolate glazed angel food cake

by B. Brandy , on Mar. 2009


Light n Decent

by C. Carrie , Richfield, MN on Sep. 2008

It was a nice dessert. Pretty easy to make. It was a nice, light dessert...probably wouldn't make again though.

Rave Reviews!

by J. Jan , BLYTHEVILLE, AR on Mar. 2008

I had never had a chocolate Angel Food Cake before. It was great!

chocolate angel food cake

by A. Ann , Fort Dodge, IA on Oct. 2006

Delicious! Easy to make and everyone loved it.

Chocolate Glazed Angel Food Cake

by R. RENEE , on Sep. 2006

A great light dessert that was easy to make.