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Special Sponge Cake

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Have you ever tried this wonderful Special Sponge Cake recipe. I often treat myself with a piece of yummy Special Sponge Cake topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Try it for yourself and you will understand why I am so addicted to it!
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted
  Egg yolks 5
  Egg whites 5
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Combine flour and 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar; set aside.
In large mixer bowl beat egg yolks with electric mixer till thick and lemon-colored.
Gradually add remaining sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt, beating constantly.
Wash beaters; beat egg whites with vanilla, cream of tartar, and almond extract till soft peaks form.
Gently fold yolk mixture into whites.
Sift flour mixture over batter, one-third at a time; gently fold in.
Bake in ungreased 9-inch tube pan at 325° for 55 minutes.
Invert cake in pan; cool thoroughly.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1412 Calories from Fat 190

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.7%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 925.4 mg308.5%

Sodium 281.1 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 260 g86.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.5%

Sugars 153.8 g

Protein 38 g75.9%

Vitamin A 21.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.5% Iron 63.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Special Sponge Cake Recipe