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Steamed Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 4
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Over high heat, bring water for steaming to boiling.
In small mixer bowl beat egg yolks till thick and lemon-colored (4 minutes); beat in the 2 tablespoons water.
Gradually beat in 1/2 cup sugar; beat in vanilla and lemon extract.
Wash beaters well.
In large mixer bowl beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating constantly till stiff peaks form.
Fold yolks into whites.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; fold into egg mixture.
Turn batter into greased and floured 8x8-inch baking pan.
Place uncovered pan on steamer rack over boiling water.
Cover steamer with dish towel; cover with steamer lid.
Steam about 25 minutes or till done.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Steamed

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