June Baking Challenge

Angel food cake on marble cake stand

JUNE BAKING CHALLENGE

June 2019 Sally’s Baking Challenge Recipe: Angel Food Cake

A classic recipe to conquer! Prepared with only 6 ingredients, this angel food cake is pillow-soft and airy. She’s tall, tender, and timeless. The magic is in the details, so following the exact recipe is imperative.

GIVEAWAY

Everyone who participates in the June Sally’s Baking Challenge is automatically entered. See below for How to Join Sally’s Baking Challenge. My assistants and I keep track of your photos and randomly select 1 winner at the end of the month. This giveaway is open to the whole world. Visit the Sally’s Baking Challenge FAQ page if you have any questions about my baking challenges!

How to Join Sally's Baking Challenge

  1. Recipe: On or around the 1st of each month, I publish a new challenge recipe. Sign up for instant email updates so you’re alerted as soon as a new challenge recipe is published!
  2. Bake & Comment: Bake the recipe during that month, then come back and comment on the recipe and tell me how it went.
  3. Share: Share your photos using #sallysbakingchallenge on Instagram or email me, tweet me, or upload a photo of your recipe to my Facebook page or Facebook group. By sharing your photo, you are automatically entered in that month’s giveaway, which is usually an Amazon $250 gift card. For a bonus entry, leave a review on the challenge recipe. There is always an alternate challenge recipe just in case you’re not into the recipe published. Here is a landing page dedicated to all things Sally’s Baking Challenge.

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Let’s Review the May Baking Challenge

May 2019 Sally’s Baking Challenge Recipe: Scones

May’s baking challenge was dedicated to homemade scones. And when I say dedication, I’m talking about over 1,000 of you! Each new month brings more and more participants. It’s truly wonderful to see thousands of bakers unite with 1 recipe. Several of you had never made scones before and I was thrilled to watch you try something new. You had the option of choosing your own flavor and your creativity certainly shined. Some of my favorites were jalapeño cheddar scones, maple cranberry pecan scones, and mint chocolate chunk scones.

Thank you for making these challenges so fun and successful. They would be nothing without you!

One of my favorite recipe reviews came from reader Alyssa:

“My husband and I made the chocolate chip scone recipe this weekend, and they turned out SO WELL! We followed the recipe to a tee and had so much fun baking these. Can’t wait to try out some of the other varieties!”

We gathered as many scone photo entries as we could and included them below. (Email is the best way to guarantee your photo will be included!)

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Giveaway winner for May is Nicole and she has been notified. 🙂

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64 Comments

  1. Wow, Sally! This new challenge looks like so much fine! I can’t wait to make homemade angel food cake! 🙁

  2. YAY! I’ve only ever had boxed Angel Food Cake, and I’ve always wanted to try a homemade version! Can’t wait! Thanks Sally! 🙂

  3. Just saw this post very excited for it! I think it’s great! I’m joining it for my 11yr old daughter who loves to bake she’s going to love the monthly challenge!

  4. In all my 35+ years of baking I’ve only made one angel food cake from scratch and that was about 5-6 years ago. My son declared he would never eat another box mix again after knowing a homemade one was so delicious and and a 100 times better! Looking forward to trying your recipe.

  5. I have never made an angel food cake. It has always been on my bucket list….guess it is time for me to rise to the challenge….I’m in!

  6. This will be a perfect chance to try something new for me, especially since it is almost fresh strawberry season here, and there is nothing like angel food cake and fresh locally grown strawberries. Thanks!

  7. I am so excited for this challenge!!! Is there a certain type of pan we need to make this? I want to make sure I am ready for tomorrow

  8. Having made angel food cake a number of times from scratch and using a number of recipes , there are a lot of pitfalls. I look forward to you addressing the challenges and seeing your recipe. I most often make a boxed mix—but not from the cake brands commonly on the shelf. I occasionally find a small store brand that still offers the 2 part method of “A” package of egg whites beaten first and then the “B” package of flour and sugar which is gently folded in. It make the closest thing to scratch flavor and consistent results.

  9. I’m really looking forward to this one! I’ve never made angel food cake & have only had it maybe once or twice & honestly don’t remember if I liked it or not. Off to amazon to order a tube pan!

  10. I can’t wait to try this angel food cake, I have only used box cake mix for angel food cake before. I love angel food cake!

  11. I was late and just pulled my Scones out of the oven!!!
    They came out delicious!!! I added some lemon and tiny bits of dried apricots and candied ginger pieces. Mmmmmm. Thanks Sally!!!
    BTW: My daughters teachers and our neighbors love your monthly challenges. =o)

  12. So excited for this recipe! Angel Food Cake is a huge hit with my family! Please include what to do with all the egg yolks!
    Thank you so much!

  13. Making angel food cake for Sally’s June Baking challenge will be fun! I’m really excited! This something I can sink my teeth into-HEE HEE!

  14. It’s one of the cakes I have purchased from our local grocer H-E-B it is always good but I now have an opportunity to make my own! This is so great a cake I reserve for Summer picnics and any time near a body of water, it’s the best to cool down with summer fruit! Thank you and I can’t wait!!!

  15. I have baked from scratch all my life (I am 58) but have not been successful making Angel Food Cake. When you posted June‘s challenge, I decided to give it a try (again!). I am happy I did because my Angel Food Cake Muffins turned out great thanks to all of your tips! I even made half the recipe and it worked. (To insure accuracy, I weighed the flour and sugar). The muffins are delicious! So much better then store bought or a mix!! Thank you!!

    1. I’m so happy you tried angel food cake again 🙂 Thrilled you had great success! Thank you for your positive feedback!

  16. So excited for this challenge! My grams used to make angel food cake and it is making me feel nostalgic. Hopefully I can do the recipe justice! Thanks Sally!

  17. Homemade Angel Foos Cake! Yum! This recipe was sooooo easy to follow, just like all of your recipes. Followed the recipe and watched the video and SUCCESS! The perfect ending to our Father’s Day dinner. Thank you Sally!

    1. What a sweet ending to Father’s Day! Thanks so much for participating in this month’s challenge and also leaving a review, Kathy! 🙂

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