Sponge Cake No. 2

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 3 eggs
  • 1 scant cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoonful hot water
  • 2 teaspoonful vinegar
  • ½ teaspoonful salt
  • ½ teaspoonful extract of lemon
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoonful baking powder


Beat the yolks until thick and light; add sugar gradually and continue beating; then add water and vinegar; add the salt to the whites and beat until very stiff; sift the flour with baking powder three times; add the flavoring and fold in the flour and the beaten whites alternately as gently as possible. Bake about 30 minutes in slow oven until well risen; then increase the heat. Invert to cool, then remove from pan.