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Classic Sand Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3
  Granulated sugar 180 Gram (3/4 Cup)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Peel Of 1/2 Lemon)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Self rising flour 125 Gram (1 Cup)
  Cornstarch 125 Gram (Scant 1 Cup)
  Butter 180 Gram, melted (Scant 1 Cup)
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon, sifted
Directions

Grease a 12x4-inch (30x10-cm) loaf pan and line with waxed paper; grease paper.
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
Put eggs, granulated sugar, vanilla, lemon peel and salt in a medium bowl set over a saucepan of hot water on low heat.
Beat until pale and creamy.
Do not let mixture become warmer than lukewarm.
Remove mixture from heat; beat until cooled.
Sift flour with cornstarch; fold into cooled egg mixture.
Stir in butter.
Turn batter into prepared pan.
Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool on a rack.
Remove lining paper from cooled cake.
Dredge top of cake with powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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