Heavenly Chiffon Cake (TNT)

Heavenly Chiffon Cake (tnt) Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


This cake is truly heavenly, with a light texture and a hint of spice.The recipe comes from my old recipes file.

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2&1/4 cups sifted cake flour
1&1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup cooking oil
7 egg yolks
3/4 cup cold water
7 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
browned butter icing (recipe follows)
1/2 cup sliced almonds or chopped nuts

How to Make Heavenly Chiffon Cake (TNT)


  • 1In a large mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt,
    nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Make a well in the center of the mixture. Add
    oil, yolks and water. Beat with electric mixer on low to medium speed until
    combined. Beat on high speed for about 5 minutes or until satin smooth. Set
  • 2Thoroughly wash beaters. In a very large mixing bowl, beat egg whites
    and cream of tartar until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Pour batter
    in thin stream over egg whites; gently fold together. Pour batter into an
    ungreased 10" tube pan. Place pan on a baking sheet or pizza pan. Bake in a
    325 oven for 60-65 minutes, or until top springs back when lightly touched.
    Immediately invert cake in pan. Cool completely. Gently loosen sides of cake
    from pan with a spatula or knife. Invert cake over a serving plate and remove
    pan. Drizzle with Browned Butter Icing and sprinkle with nuts. Makes 12
  • 3Browned Butter Icing:
    In a small pan, heat 3 tablespoons butter over medium low heat for about 15
    minutes or until browned. Remove browned butter from heat. Place 2 cups
    sifted powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Stir in browned butter, 1 teaspoon
    vanilla and 3-4 tablespoons milk until icing consistency. Makes 3/4 cup.

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