Angel food cake and flowers

I’m going to make angel food cake for Easter. From scratch. Pray for me. On a related note, any suggestions for what to do with 12 egg yolks?

It’s spring, or at least it hasn’t snowed for several weeks, so I’ve been going a little bit crazy taking pictures of flowers pretending I have a macro lens on rare sunny days.

We started with crocus. I didn’t get any pictures of them in the snow, but I could have.
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Then these little guys came out. They’re tiny, that flower must only be 1/2 inch in diameter, but they sure are beautiful.
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The forsythia are currently in bloom, along with hundreds of thousands of daffodils, but none that are in sunny places in my yard in the early evening, so no pictures.
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I bought a lily at Walmart and it’s got the most beautiful yellow flowers.
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3 Responses to “Angel food cake and flowers”


  1. 1 Laura April 21, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    I love your flower pictures! I made angel food cake from scratch a few weeks back. I halved the recipe so I only had 6 egg yolks left over :) I ended up using them to make hollandaise sauce (and it took me a few tries to get it right!). You could also make lemon curd with them. Good luck with the cake!

  2. 2 Sharon April 22, 2011 at 12:19 am

    egg yolks – pound cake!

  3. 3 Joyce April 25, 2011 at 11:39 am

    You make a chiffon cake with the 12 egg yolks. My aunt used to make both a chiffon and angel food cake because you can use up the entire egg.


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