You are here: Home » Baking » A Cake Fit for an Angel A Cake Fit for an Angel Baking,Dessert,Healthy,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/a-cake-fit-for-an-angel/ by RelishMay 19, 2011 Low-fat, light, and airy—the aptly named Angel Food Cake is a surprisingly healthy favorite when it comes to dessert. iStock Photo http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/istock_000009040198small.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Cube it, dice it, layer it, drizzle it with chocolate or pile it high with chunks of fruit—is there anything you can’t do with angel food cake? This sweet, airy, delicate, “good for you” sponge cake serves as a base for decadent desserts. A great time saver, it’s readily available in grocery stores, for make-and-take desserts, or you can start from scratch with fresh (but simple) ingredients. Either way, this low calorie, low fat and no-cholesterol treat is a nutritional bargain as well a treat. Here are two homemade versions we adore—one light and one dark. —By Holly Clegg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Thyme Angel Food Cake This herb-flavored Angel Food Cake cries out for a scoop of strawberry ice cream. Chocolate Pecan Angel Food Cake Light and airy and very chocolate-y, this angel food cake is topped with toasted pecans.