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Meringue Sponge Cake

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Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg whites 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 6 , beaten thick
  Sifted cake flour 1 1⁄8 Cup (18 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 350F degrees
MAKING
2.In a pot, cook water and sugar to soft ball stage (238°F.).
3.Beat whites until frothy; add cream of tartar; beat until soft peaks form; gradually pour in syrup while beating whites; cool.
4.Add juice and salt to yolks; fold into whites; fold in flour in fourths.
5.Bake in ungreased 10 inch tubed pan for 45 minutes
SERVING
6.Serve with ice cream

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cake Flour
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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