White Sponge Cake

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Grease 3- 12 inch cake pans, set aside.
  • In an electric mixing bowl with a wire whip attachment, add 1 Egg Yolk& 2 Whole Eggs.
  • Add, one ingredient at a time: Sugar, Salt, Baking Powder and Cake Flour.
  • Whip until smooth and appearance is light and yellow.
  • Add Oil.
  • Continue to mix 1 minute until fully incorporated.
  • In a separate clean, dry bowl, with wire whip, add Egg Whites.
  • Whip until stiff, but not dry peaks.
  • In a separate bowl, combine Granulated Sugar and Cream of Tartar Add to egg whites and mix quickly.
  • Remove egg white mixture to a large, dry mixing bowl.
  • Incorporate the first mix a little at a time by folding in and mixing by hand.
  • Be careful not to overmix (note:For a lemon flavored cake you can add 2 teaspoons lemon extract).
  • Spoon finished mixture into cake pans, spreading evenly.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Cooking time may vary according to equipment and environment.
  • If using an alternate size pan, the heat should be adjusted.
  • The deeper and wider your cake pan, the lower you should have the heat.
  • Check for doneness by inserting a toothpick into cake, when it comes out clean, cake is done.
  • Cool cakes on rack before removing from pans.
  • Fill layers with desired filling and frost with lots of whiped cream.
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