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Ingredients

1-1/4 cups cake flour
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 cups (12) egg whites, at room temperature
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1-1/2 cups sugar

Instructions

Sift together four times the cake flour and sugar. Combine egg whites, cream of tartar, salt, almond extract and vanilla. Beat at high speed of electric mixer or wire whip until moist soft peaks form. Add the sugar in four additions folding with large spoon, beating each time until well blended. Sift in flour mixture in four additions folding with large spoon turning bowl often. Bake in an ungreased tube pan for 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool cake upside-down, loosen from sides and remove.

Jean Clingan
Rock Island



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