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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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