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Individual Steamed Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 1
  Sifted flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, beat the egg whites till peak consistency.
2) Gradually beat the sugar in egg whites until very stiff.
3) Beat in the egg yolks in the mixture.
4) Sift together the flour and baking powder over the egg white mixture and stir thoroughly.

FINALIZING
5) Divide the mixture equally among 12 paper cupcake cups or greased custard cups.
6) Place on a rack in a large saucepan and add water to just below the level of the rack.
7) Cover, bring to a boil and let steam over low heat for 20 minutes or until cakes are set.

SERVING
8) Serve the cakes hot or cold as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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