Grandma Pauline's Anniversary Fiesta Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 14
    cups sifted flour
  • 34
    cup sugar (used in first half of recipe)
  • 12
    cup egg yolk (about 7 eggs)
  • 14
    cup cold water
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    cup egg white (about 7 eggs)
  • 1
    teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 34
    cup sugar (used in second half of recipe)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift together flour and 3/4 c.
  • sugar.
  • Make a well in center.
  • Add egg yolks, cold water, lemon juice and vanilla.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Set aside.
  • With electric mixer whip egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt until foamy.
  • Continue beating, adding remaining 3/4 c.
  • of sugar a few T.
  • at a time, until sugar is incorporated and meringue holds stiff peaks.
  • FOLD batter into meringue until JUST blended.
  • Pour into ungreased tube pan and cut through batter to break air bubbles.
  • Bake at 350* for 50-55 minutes or until top springs back when touched.
  • Invert on a wine bottle and hang until cool.
  • Remove from pan and serve with whipped cream and strawberries.
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