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  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

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

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50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1179 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 1493.3 mg62.2%

Total Carbohydrates 226 g75.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 119.4 g

Protein 29 g58.7%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 39.9%

Calcium 84.4% Iron 72.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Boiled Water Sponge Cake Recipe