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Wilma'S Sponge Cake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=1034872

Ingredients

  1. 6 egg yolks
  2. 1 1/2 c. sugar
  3. 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  4. 1 tsp. baking powder
  5. 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 1/3 c. cold water
  7. 2 tsp. vanilla
  8. 1 tsp. lemon extract
  9. 1 tsp. grated lemon peel (if desired)
  10. 6 egg whites
  11. 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°.
  2. In small bowl, beat eggs yolks until very thick.
  3. Pour yolks into large mixer bowl.
  4. Gradually beat in sugar. On low speed, mix in flour, baking powder and salt alternately with water, flavorings and lemon peel.
  5. In another bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff.
  6. Gradually fold egg yolk mixture into egg whites.
  7. Pour into greased tube pan.
  8. Bake 60 to 65 minutes.
  9. Invert pan on funnel.
  10. Let hang until cake is completely cool.