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Boiled Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 6
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 6
  Pastry flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Boil sugar and water together to 238° F. or soft-ball stage.
Pour slowly over beaten whites and continue beating until cool.
Add beaten yolks and vanilla.
Fold in flour which has been sifted, measured and sifted four times with salt and cream of tartar.
Bake in an ungreased tube pan in a slow oven of 320° F. for one hour.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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