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Sponge-Cake No. 1


  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cupfuls of sugar
  • 4 cupfuls of flour
  • 1 cupful of cold water
  • 2 teaspoonfuls of baking-powder
  • juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoonful of salt


In this cake the beaten whites are added last. The baking-powder mixed with the flour is added to the yolks, sugar, and flavoring. This is a good cake to use for layer-cakes or rolls. It is sufficient for two loaves.


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The Century Cook Book (1901).

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