STEP 3 : Pour egg yolk mixture gradually over whipped egg whites GENTLY folding with a rubber scraper until blended. DO NOT STIR : THIS IS IMPORTANT.
Pour into ungreased 10" tube pan 4" deep , IMMEDIATELY.
Bake for 55 minutes @ 325° , then 350° for 10-15 minutes or until top springs up when lightly touched.
NOTE : can also be baked in an 9x13x2" oblong pan for 45 - 50 minutes @ 350°.
IMMEDIATELY turn cake upside down, placing tube part over neck of funnel or bottle , or resting on two other pans. Let hang free of table until cold ; loosen from sides and tube with spatula ; Turn pan over and hit edge sharply to loosen. Frost with Royal Hawaiian Frosting. (below)
* if using self rising flour , omit salt and baking powder.
ROYAL HAWAIIAN FROSTING : cream together 2 Tbs.(high grade) shortening , 1 Tbs. butter , ¼ tsp. salt , ½ cup confectioners sugar. Add Alternately : 2½ cups confectioners sugar and ½ cup drained crushed pineapple. Beat until creamy.