Glorious Sponge Cake

Glorious Sponge Cake

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"This is an old fashioned sponge cake with a lemon flavor."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 124 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Separate the eggs. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until very thick and lemon colored. Beat in sugar gradually. Add water, lemon extract and lemon rind. Beat in flour.
  2. In another bowl, beat egg whites until frothy. Then add cream of tartar and salt. Beat mixture until whites are stiff, but not until they are dry. Fold this whipped mixture into yolk mixture.
  3. Pour batter into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for one hour, or until done.
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I have the exact recipe in a favorite Italian cook book of mine! It's excellent and can be adapted in many ways. My favorite is to eliminate the lemon zest and lemon extract in exchange for 1/...

Great recipe! This recipe was easy to follow and turned out great. I would definitely say using a handmixer (on the highest level) to get the whites to a stiff texture is a must! I kept the l...

This recipe is great! Good flavor and taste with 1 T extra lemon juice. I TRIED to substitute Splenda Baking Sugar for the regular sugar and it did not really work. Totally my fault! Not an err...