Orange Sponge Tube Cake

Recipe by CCLady
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat the oven to 325º.
  • Beat the egg yolks until very thick and light-colored.
  • Add the orange peel and the juice and continue to beat until very thick.
  • Beat in 1 cup of sugar and the salt.
  • Gently fold in the flour.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites and cream of tartar until they reach the soft-peak stage.
  • Gradually add the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Spoon into ungreased 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake 55 minutes, or till done.
  • Invert pan to cool.
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