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Rose's Sponge Cake

By PutoPinoy on Monday, October 26, 2009 At Monday, October 26, 2009

  • 1 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. water
  • Whites of 6 eggs
  • Yolks of 6 eggs
  • 1 1/4 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 1/4 tsp. lemon extract

Cook sugar and water together until the syrup will spin a thread 3 inches longer. Pour syrup slowly over stiffly beaten egg whites. Beat until cold, about 10 minutes. Add well-beaten egg yolks. Sift flour, salt, cream of tartar together 3 times. Then sift into egg mixture, a little at a time, folding it in. Add lemon extract. Bake in ungreased tube pan, 50-60 minutes (low oven).