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phyllis' almond sponge cake (good housekeeping)

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a recipe by
Phyllis R Pack
Coram, NY

This recipe was in GH Magazine in the 70's. I've used it many times and it always comes out perfectly.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For phyllis' almond sponge cake (good housekeeping)

  • 7
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    presto flour
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make phyllis' almond sponge cake (good housekeeping)

  • 1
    Place rack in lowest position in oven. Preheat at 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Separate 6 eggs. Beat whites until soft peaks form, add 1/2 cup of sugar, 2 tbs at a time. Beat till stiff. DON'T SCRAPE BOWL SIDES WHILE BEATING.
  • 3
    In another bowl, beat 6 yolks and 1 whole egg till thick and lemon colored, add extract and beat in 1/2 cup of sugar, salt and flour.
  • 4
    Carefully fold yellows into stiff whites. Pour into ungreased 10 inch tube pan and bake 1 hour or until cake tester comes out clean.
  • 5
    Invert cake in pan to cool for 15 minutes. Let cool 1/2 hour more before cutting.

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