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Lemon Chiffon Cake Recipe

Lemon Chiffon Cake Recipe
Lemon Chiffon Cake | Photo: @sissybear08

Lemon chiffon cake

Ingredients :
7 large eggs, separated from yolks
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup canola oil
4 tsp grated lemon peel
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cream of tartar

For the frosting /icing :
1/3 cup butter, softened
3 cups confectioners ‘s sugar
4 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel
1/4 cup lemon juice
A dash of salt

Mama’s Guide Directions :

* Place egg whites in a large bowl and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile preheat oven to 325°.
* Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together twice and place in another large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks, water, oil, lemon peel and vanilla until smooth. Add to the flour mixture and beat until well blended.
* Add cream of tartar to egg whites; with clean beaters, beat on medium speed just until stiff but not dry. Fold a fourth of the whites into batter, then fold in remaining whites.
* Spoon batter gently into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan. Bake for 50 – 55 minutes and cool in the pan about one hour.
* Combine icing ingredients in a small bowl and beat until smooth. Spread over cake and sprinkle some of the grated lemon peel.

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