Sunshine Cake

Joan Woodward

By
@mrs_squeakles

Yet another saved recipe from the 1920s or 30s from my Auntie Ellen. In my aunt's handwriting on yellowing notepaper, this recipe is credited simply to a friend or parishioner -- Lena.


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Rating:
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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
water
6
eggs, separated
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
swansdown cake flour
3/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1 tsp
orange extract

Step-By-Step

1Boil sugar and water until threads drop from tip of a spoon.
2Pour hot syrup in fine stream into beaten egg whites, to which salt has been added. beating the mixture until cool. Then add the well-beaten egg yolks.
3Sift flour once into large bowl, measure, add cream of tartar and sift again three times.
4Fold very carefully into the egg mixture, add extract.
5Pour into an ungreased angel cake pan and bake 50 to 60 minutes in a moderate oven, 325 to 350 degrees.
6When done, invert to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Heirloom