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Real Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (sifted)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Fresh lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 5 , separated
  Sorbitol 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Sift cake flour and salt together four times.
Set aside.
Add lemon rind and lemon juice to egg yolks.
Beat until very thick.
Beat egg whites until very stiffpeaks form.
Fold sorbitol into egg whites.
Then fold in egg yolk mixture.
Sift the flour mixture, a fourth of it at a time, over the top of the egg mixture.
Gently fold the flour in after each addition.
Pour into a 9 in. (23 cm) ungreased tube pan.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 60 minutes or until done.
Invert pan and cool completely.
Remove cake from pan.

Recipe Summary

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

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