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True Sponge Cake

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This true sponge cake recipe is a simple yet delicious recipe made with a handful of ingredients. Prepared with a batter of eggs, sugar, lemon flavorings and flour, the true sponge cake is springy and soft and an absolute dessert delight!
Ingredients
  Eggs 5 , separated
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , rind grated
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat egg whites until stiff and beat in gradually 5 tablespoons sugar.
Add lemon juice to yolks and beat until thick.
Add remaining sugar and beat well.
Add lemon rind.
Fold whites and yolks together until mixture is evenly divided.
Sift flour and salt and fold into mixture.
Bake in an un greased 8 inch tube pan 1 hour or more at 325F.

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1593 Calories from Fat 233

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1057.4 mg352.5%

Sodium 838 mg34.9%

Total Carbohydrates 304 g101.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.2%

Sugars 202.5 g

Protein 42 g84.2%

Vitamin A 24.6% Vitamin C 48.7%

Calcium 17.1% Iron 77.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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True Sponge Cake Recipe