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Low Fat Cake Squares

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 4
  Oil 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cold water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan lightly with oil and dust with flour. Keep aside.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, sift flour with baking powder, sugar, and salt. Beat in egg yolks, vanilla, oil, lemon juice, and water to the mixture until smooth.
4. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar to a stiff, yet non-dry mixture.
5. Carefully, but thoroughly fold egg whites mixture into flour mixture.
6. Transfer to prepared pan and bake for 40 minutes or until cake when pressed with a finger springs back.
7. Cool in the pan on a cake rack for 15 minutes.
8. Loosen the edges with a spatula and invert onto cake rack to cool thoroughly.
9. Cut into 24 squares, sprinkle confectioners' sugar, and store.

SERVING
10. Serve Cake Squares with hot tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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