Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

A chiffon cake recipe from Martha Stewart. Since chiffon cakes are made with oil, they will not get hard when refrigerated, so you can enjoy these for a bit longer.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees and ready an ungreased 7-inch tube pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and 3/4 cup granulated sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks, vegetable oil, 1/3 cup water, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla. Add remaining dry ingredients; beat until smooth.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, use electric mixer on medium speed to beat egg whites until foamy.
  5. Add cream of tartar and beat on high speed until soft peaks form after about a minute. Gradually add remaining tablespoon of granulated sugar while beating on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  6. Gradually fold egg-white mixture into batter by folding in 1/3, then the remaining 2/3.
  7. Pour batter into pan; smooth the top with a spatula. Bake for about 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean and cake is golden.
  8. Remove cake from oven and invert the pan over a glass soda bottle for 2 hours to cool.
  9. Turn cake right-side up, and remove cake by running a table knife between cake and pan and inverting the pan. Dust cake with confectioners' sugar and serve.

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