Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

Serve this lovely sponge cake for church dinners, reunions and other occasions. Tried and true recipe for 40 years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until slightly thickened. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating until thick and lemon colored. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon and salt; add to batter and beat until smooth.
  2. In another mixing bowl, beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form. Add the remaining sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form. Fold a fourth of the egg whites into batter; fold in remaining egg whites. Fold in walnuts.
  3. Spoon into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan (pan will be full). Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Immediately invert pan; cool completely. Run a knife around side of cake and remove from pan. In a small bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar and enough milk to achieve drizzling consistency; drizzle over cake. Yield: 10-12 servings.

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