Sponge Cake Loaf
|Sifted cake flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Almond extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Combine flour and 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar; set aside.
Beat egg yolks about 5 minutes or till thick and lemon-colored.
Gradually add remaining 3/4 cup powdered sugar and salt, beating constantly.
With clean beaters, beat egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar, and almond extract till soft peaks form.
Gently fold yolk mixture into egg whites.
Sift flour mixture over batter 1/3 at a time; gently fold in after each addition.
Turn into an ungreased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
Bake in 325° oven for 45 to 50 minutes.
Invert cake in pan; cool.