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Boiled Water Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Sifted sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Plus 2 Tablespoon)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 325° F. Have ready a 9-inch tube pan, ungreased.
2. Beat the egg yolks until thick and light; gradually add the sugar, beating until creamy. Add the grated peel, lemon juice, vanilla and boiling water and beat thoroughly.
3. Sift the flour and baking powder together 3 times. Gradually add to the egg mixture only until well blended.
4. Beat the egg whites and salt until stiff and fold lightly into the batter.
5. Pour into the tube pan. Bake about 50 minutes. Invert the pan on its tube or a cake rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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