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BASIC SPONGE CAKE Recipe

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Added: Friday, April 10, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Cup sifted cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 eggs, separated
1 cup sugar, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 cup water
2 egg whites

Directions:
Directions:
Combine cake flour, baking powder and salt; stir well, and set aside. Beat 3 egg yolks in a large mixing bowl at high speed of an electric mixer for 1 minute. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating constantly until egg yolks are thick and pale (about 5 minutes). Add vanilla and 1/4 cup water, beating at low speed until blended; set aside.
Beat 5 egg whites (at room temperature) at high speed of an electric mixer until foamy. Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently stir one-fourth of egg white mixture into batter. Gently fold in remaining egg white mixture.
Pour batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350- for 35 minutes or until cake sponge back when touched lightly in center. Invert pan; cool 45 minutes. Loosen cake from sides of
pan, using a narrow metal spatula; remove cake from pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16

 

 

 

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