The Lemon Chiffon Cake - Recipe You Need In Your Life!

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Dec. 19, 2017

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Ingredients

Eggs 6 Large ((separated))
Granulated sugar 160 Gram ((3/4 cup,divided))
Coarse salt 1 Pinch
Neutral oil 35 Milliliter ((vegetable, canola, walnut, etc
Lemon juice 60 Milliliter ((1/4 cup))
Lemons 2 ((zested))
All purpose flour 110 Gram ((3/4 cup))
Cornstarch 15 Milliliter ((1tbsp))
Icing sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((for dusting))

Directions

GETTING READY:

1.Preheat the oven to 325F (160ºC).

MAKING:

2.In a stand mixer with the whisk attachment, combine the egg yolks, 2 Tbsp of granulated sugar, and salt.

3.Whisk the yolks until they change from dark and glossy to light and frothy, then gradually drizzle in the oil with the mixer running at high speed.

4.Mix in the lemon juice and zest.

5.Mix the dry ingredients together, then fold into the egg yolk mixture.

6.In a separate bowl with a clean whisk, beat the egg whites until foamy.

7.Gradually add the remaining sugar, and whip to a stiff peak meringue.

8.Fold the meringue into the egg yolk/flour mixture, mixing until no streaks of egg white remain.

9.Scoop the batter into the prepared pan, and smooth the top.

10.Bake for 45 to 60 minutes, until the top is golden brown and the centre springs back when lightly touched.

11.Cool the cake completely in the pan on a wire rack.

12.When cool; release from the pan and move to a serving plate.

13.Dust with icing sugar.

SERVING:

14.Serve and enjoy!

TIPS:

Careful not to overbake this cake can become very dry if overbaked!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 90 Minutes
Ready In: 90 Minutes
Servings: 4