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Passover Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 9 , separated
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Finely grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Potato starch 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Matzo cake meal 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Poppy seeds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

In large bowl, beat egg yolks with 1/2 cup (1.25 mL) of the sugar, orange rind and juice for about 10 minutes or until pale and thickened In separate bowl and using clean beaters, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; gradually beat in remaining sugar until stiff peaks form.
Sift together potato starch and matzo cake meal; stir in poppy seeds.
Fold into egg yolk mixture alternately with egg whites, making 3 additions of each.
Pour into ungreased 10-inch (4 L) tube pan.
Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
Turn pan upside down and let hang, on legs attached to pan or on inverted funnel, until completely cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Jewish
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2440 Calories from Fat 567

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g99.1%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1903.3 mg634.4%

Sodium 643.4 mg26.8%

Total Carbohydrates 406 g135.5%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54.2%

Sugars 261.6 g

Protein 74 g147.6%

Vitamin A 48.4% Vitamin C 103.7%

Calcium 94.9% Iron 72.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Passover Sponge Cake Recipe