Cornstarch Cake

Recipe by lemoncurd
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Butter and flour a 10 cup loaf pan or a 12 cup bundt pan.
  • Sift the flour with the cornstarch, baking powder, and salt.
  • Set aside.
  • Beat the butter until smooth.
  • Gradually beat in all but 1/4 cup of the sugar.
  • Beat in the extract.
  • Continue to beat for 5 minutes, until butter is very light and fluffy.
  • Stir in the flour/cornstarch mixture in 3 additions, alternating with the half and half.
  • In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites until it forms a soft peak.
  • Beat in the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar, and continue beating until stiff, glossy peaks form when the beater is raised.
  • Gently fold the beaten whites into the batter in 3 additions.
  • Scrape the batter into the prepared pans.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until the cake is well browned and springs back when lightly pressed in the center.
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