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Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (About 9)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg whites 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (About 9)
  Cream of tartar 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat egg yolks, 3/4 cup sugar, lemon peel, and extract together until very thick.
Sift about one third of the flour at a time over egg yolk mixture, gently folding until just blended after each addition.
Set aside.
Beat the egg whites with cream of tartar and salt until frothy.
Gradually add the remaining % cup sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks are formed.
Gently fold egg yolk mixture into meringue.
Turn batter into an ungreased 10-inch tubed pan.
Bake at 325CF about 50 minutes, or until cake tests done.
Immediately invert pan and cool cake completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2024 Calories from Fat 454

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.8%

Saturated Fat 17.6 g88.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2239.5 mg746.5%

Sodium 1561.7 mg65.1%

Total Carbohydrates 309 g102.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.8%

Sugars 155.4 g

Protein 81 g162.4%

Vitamin A 52.6% Vitamin C 48.4%

Calcium 31.7% Iron 79.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sponge Cake Recipe