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Feather Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 6
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange extract/Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 6
  Cream of tartar 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat egg yolks till thick and lemon-colored.
Add 1/2 cup cold water; continue beating till very thick, about 5 minutes in all.
Gradually beat in sugar, vanilla, and extract.
Sift flour with salt; fold into egg yolk mixture a little at a time.
Beat egg whites with cream of tartar till stiff peaks form.
Fold into first mixture, turning bowl gradually.
Bake in ungreased 10-inch tube pan at 325° about 1 hour.
Invert in pan to cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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