Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This recipe is bit unusual. It's best served with a nice lemon sauce on the side or vanilla ice cream.The tube pan is buttered and dusted with fine unseasoned bread crumbs instead of flour. A keeper from an old Farm Journal magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F Butter and dust 10" tube pan w/ fine unseasoned bread crumbs Beat egg whites until frothy.
  2. Add 3/4 c sugar and beat well until whites form stiff peaks.
  3. Beat together shortening and 1 1/2 c.
  4. sugar.
  5. Blend in vanilla, lemon juice and peel.
  6. Add egg yolks and blend Sift flour baking powder, soda and salt.
  7. Add dry ingredients a little at a time alternating with buttermilk.
  8. Fold egg whites into batter Spoon into tube pan.
  9. Bake 75 minutes or until cake tests done with toothpick.
  10. Let set for 8-10 minutes and remove from tube pan.
  11. Cool 15 minutes Slice and serve with ice cream, whipped cream or lemon sauce.

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