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  Eggs 3
  Fruit sugar/Berry sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsifted pastry flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon

Grease and line the bottom of a deep 9-inch-round bake pan with a circle of waxed paper.
Beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored.
Beat in the sugar gradually and beat until fluffy and smooth.
Fold in the sifted dry ingredients, the lemon rind and butter.
Spread in prepared pan and bake at 400F for 20 minutes.
Invert on a greased cake cooler for 10 minutes.
Cut around the edge with a wet knife and invert again.
Peel off the paper and cut into 8 wedges with a sawtooth knife.
Cover each wedge with crushed, sweetened fruit and whipped cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1126 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.5%

Saturated Fat 12.6 g62.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 666.7 mg222.2%

Sodium 901 mg37.5%

Total Carbohydrates 206 g68.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 56 g

Protein 28 g55.9%

Vitamin A 22.2% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 29.3% Iron 31.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ladyfinger Sponge Shortcake Recipe