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Maple-Nut Chiffon Cake

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Maple nut chiffon cake is a delicious and flavorful cake made with maple flavoring and nuts. Savory and fresh from the oven, the maple nt cake is great as a summer dessert and especially good with golden butter frosting.
Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs), sifted
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 5
  Cold water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Maple flavoring 2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped california walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt into mixing bowl; stir in brown sugar.
Make a well in dry ingredients.
In this order, add: salad oil, egg yolks, water, and flavoring.
Beat till satin smooth.
Combine egg whites and cream of tartar in large mixing bowl.
Beat until they form very stiff peaks (stiffer than for meringue or angel cake).
Pour egg yolk batter in thin stream over entire surface of egg whites, gently cutting and folding down, across bottom, up the side, and overjust till blended.
Fold in nuts.
Bake in ungreased 10 inch tube pan in slow oven (325°) 55 minutes; increase heat to 350° and bake 10 to 15 minutes more.
Invert pan; let cool thoroughly.
Frost cooled cake with Golden Butter Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cake

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