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Daffodil Layers

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Daffodil layers are made with layers of angel food cake and gelatin, tinged with lemon flavoring. Frosted with whipped cream, this three layer cake is a mega treat and can be prepared for gathering and parties.
Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (0.5 Envelope)
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Grated lemon peel 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yellow food coloring 3 Drop
  10 inch tube angel cake 1
Directions

Combine gelatin and 1/2 cup sugar in top of double boiler; add yolks, lemon peel and juice.
Cook over hot, not boiling, water, stirring constantly until slightly thick and gelatin is completely dissolved, about 5 to 8 minutes.
Cool until partially set.
Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Fold into gelatin mixture.
Tint with few drops yellow food coloring.
Trim or brush crusts from cake.
Cut crosswise in 3 equal layers.
Spread bottom layer with half the gelatin mixture; add second cake layer and spread with remaining gelatin; top with third cake layer.
Chill well.
Frost with whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cake
Servings: 
10

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