Pistachio nut and lime zest add a gorgeous and festive green topping to this light and fluffy angel food cake from Sweet Caroline's Cooking. Sticky-crunchy glaze gives way to a to-die-for, airy interior with the perfect pop of lime flavor!
Add a bit of red food coloring to the glaze for a 100% festive cake.
1 cup cake flour
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
1/4 tsp. salt
10 large egg whites, at room temperature
2 tsp. lime zest
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1/2 cup sugar
4 tbsp. fresh lime juice, divided
1/2 cup unsalted raw pistachios, finely chopped in food processor
1/2 cup powdered sugar