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Chiffon Orange Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 1 1⁄8 Cup (18 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Salad Oil)
  Egg yolks 2 (Unbeaten)
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Egg whites 1⁄2 (4 To 5)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 325F degrees
MAKING
2.In a bowl, sift flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder and salt together
3.Make a well in center and add in order, the oil, egg yolks, orange juice and rind; beat until smooth and set aside
4.In a large, wide bowl, beat egg whites until frothy
5.Add cream of tartar and continue to beat slightly
6.Gradually add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar, beating well after each addition
7.Beat until rounded peaks are formed and whites do not slide when bowl is inverted
8.Slowly pour yolk mixture over entire surface of whites
9.Fold gently until completely blended
10.Pour into ungreased 9-inch tubed pan or 91/4 x 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 inch loaf pan
11.Bake in the oven for 50 to 55 minutes, or until cake tests done
12.Invert; rest tubed pan on neck of funnel, rest edges of loaf pan on the edges of two other pans; let hang until cold
SERVING
13.Serve with cream

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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