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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 153.4
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.3 mg
  • Sodium: 31.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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Julia Child's Orange Spongecake

Submitted by: PMGOHIO

Introduction

I'm making this as a light cake for Easter Sunday dinner. I will fill it with Orange Butter Filling, glaze with Apricot Glaze & dust with chopped almonds. I'm making this as a light cake for Easter Sunday dinner. I will fill it with Orange Butter Filling, glaze with Apricot Glaze & dust with chopped almonds.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2/3 cup granulated sugar
    4 egg yolks
    Grated rind of 1 orange
    1/3 cup strained orange juice
    Pinch of salt
    3/4 cup cake flour (scooped and leveled, turned into a sifter)
    4 egg whites
    Pinch of salt
    1 Tbsp. granulated sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 9" round cake pan and measure out all ingredients.

Gradually beat the sugar into the egg yolks and continue beating until the mixture thickens to form a ribbon when the beaters are lifted. Add the grated orange peel, orange juice and salt. Beat for a minute or two until the mixture is light and foamy. Then beat in the flour.

Beat the egg whites and salt together in a separate bowl until soft peaks are formed. Sprinkle on the sugar and beat until stiff peaks are formed. Stir 1/4 of the egg whites into the batter; delicately fold in the rest. Immediately turn into prepared cake pan and run the batter up to the rim all around. Bake in middle position of preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Cake is done when it has puffed and browned, and shows a faint line of shrinkage from the edge of the pan. Let cool for 6-8 minutes. Run a knife around the edge of the pan and reverse cake on a rack. If not to be iced, immediately reverse again, puffed side up. Allow to cool for an hour or two. When cake is cold, you can sprinkle it with powdered sugar, or fill and ice the cake with Orange-butter Filling and Orange-butter Creme Icing. Serves 8 people.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PMGOHIO.






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