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Sulfuric, eggy tasting angel food cake....? Answered

I've tried making angel food cake twice, and both times ended up with sulfuric, slightly rotten egg-smelling cake.... They tasted rather sulfuric and eggy too. It was really gross!!! What went wrong? The egg whites and batter all looked fine!

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wold630

Best Answer 9 months ago

If the eggs weren't bad, and the cake baked up okay and the texture was fine, I have a feeling you might just sensitive to the smell of the baked eggs. It's actually pretty common. Since there are so many eggs in angel food cake maybe try a recipe with less eggs or skip the angel food cake all together. Are you turned off by other cake recipes with less eggs?