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Sunshine Cake

Rated as 3.82 out of 5 Stars

"This family-favorite recipe delivers a simple tea-time cake with the bright, sunshine-y flavors of lemon and vanilla."
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Ingredients

servings 115 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 - 9 inch tube cake)

Directions

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  1. Separate eggs. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together three times.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat yolks until lemon colored. mix in sugar a little at a time. Stir in the lemon extract, vanilla extract and boiling water until smooth. Stir in the flour mixture just until moistened. Whip the egg whites to soft peaks, and fold into the batter.
  3. Pour the batter into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven, and invert the pan over a bottle. Cool and remove from pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 115 calories; 1.9 g fat; 21.4 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 66 mg cholesterol; 161 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This cake was very easy to make. It doesn't taste special, but I think as a sponge cake, it does its job well. It will make a nice "base" for fillings, frostings, or icings. A very neutral re...

Most helpful critical review

BOTH the extracts were left out in this recipe.. I simply stirred them into the egg and sugar mixture. Then I sifted and folded in the flour mixture rather than using the electric mixer, and con...

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BOTH the extracts were left out in this recipe.. I simply stirred them into the egg and sugar mixture. Then I sifted and folded in the flour mixture rather than using the electric mixer, and con...

This cake was very easy to make. It doesn't taste special, but I think as a sponge cake, it does its job well. It will make a nice "base" for fillings, frostings, or icings. A very neutral re...

not too bad

I added grand marnier instaid of the extracts, and orange zest. I used the fluffy white frosting recepie with grand marnier instaid of vanill too, it was delicous together. :)

It was okay. I just made it a few hours ago, and even made frosting because I was so excited for this cake. The image made be believe that cake would be sweet, moist, and delicious. Mine was dry...

smells delicious but very rubbery and spongelike

It's really rubbery

Baked in cupcake pans for individual servings as strawberry shortcake. Big hit!!

Delicious! But for me 30 minutes in the oven at 175 Celsius grades was enough.