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Homemade Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cold
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
2. Beat egg yolks until thick and light.
3. Add milk gradually, beating until thick. Beat in sugar gradually. Add vanilla and lemon extract.
4. Sift flour with salt. Fold into egg yolk mixture in 4 different portions.
5. Beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar and beat until stiff. Fold into egg yolk mixture.
6. Bake in ungreased 10-inch tube pan for 1 hour or until top springs back when touched lightly.

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2508 Calories from Fat 313

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.9%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1271.2 mg423.7%

Sodium 974 mg40.6%

Total Carbohydrates 490 g163.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.2 g92.9%

Sugars 309.2 g

Protein 73 g145.5%

Vitamin A 29.4% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 46% Iron 32%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Homemade Sponge Cake Recipe