Easy Sponge Cake
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The author notated that this recipe was from a Ladies Home Journal Magazine published in September 1951.
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Back of the recipe card for Easy Sponge Cake.
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Notation in the upper right corner "Ladies Home Journal Sep 1951)
- 5 eggs, separated
- 1 teaspoon cream tartar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons cold water
- 1 cup super fine sugar
- 1 cup cake flour
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract
- Separate the 5 eggs
- Beat egg whites until foamy at medium speed on electric mixer
- Add 1 teaspoon salt
- Beat until stiff
- Put unbeaten yolks in large bowl with 5 tablespoons cold water and 1 cup super fine sugar
- Beat at medium speed until light, yellow, and fluffy
- Sift 1 cup cake flour 3 times and add to yolk mixture with 1 teaspoon each of vanilla and lemon extract
- Beat until well blended
- Fold beaten egg whites into egg yolk mixture ___ well blended
- Pour into ungreased large 10 x 4 cake pan
- Bake in slow oven at 300 degrees for 70 minutes
- Let hang until cool
Easy Sponge Cake