This is actually a sponge cake so it has no fat other than all those egg yolks!!!
Worth every one!! Enjoy!!
1 cap flour...i used organic unbleached
·few grains of salt
6 largeeggs , separated
1 Tbsplemon juice
1 tsplemon zest, grated
1 Tbspcold water
STRAWBERRIES AND TOPPING
4 cfresh strawberries
·sugar to taste...i used about 2 tbsps for every cup of berries but you can adjust to your taste
·fresh strawberries, washed and stems left on for decoration
116 oz container of fresh whipping cream
·powdered sugar, to taste
1 tspvanilla extract
How to Make Strawberry Heaven
- MAKE CAKE:
Preheat oven to 325
Stir flour and salt together. Beat egg yolks until thick and pale and gradually beat in sugar.Stir in lemon juice, zest and water. Fold in dry ingredients.Mix well.Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry:fold into batter. mix in well. Bake in an UNGREASED 10 inch tube pan for one hour or until top springs back when lightly touched.
Remove and invert pan on a cooling rack and let hang for 1 hour or until cool. Loosen cake with a spatula and shake out of pan.
- Wash , stem and cut up about 3 cups of fresh strawberries. Put into a large bowl and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Let sit at room temperature , stirring occasionally ...you will eventually have berries in syrup.
whip cream till firm, add vanilla and powdered sugar to taste. Continue whipping until stiff but not butter!
Slice cake, pour about 2 tbsps of berries and syrup over cake slice, add a couple of spoons of whipped cream and garnish with fresh berries . I also drizzled a chocolate wine sauce on the plate first. ENJOY!!