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Sponge Cupcakes (diabetic)

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Ingredients

1/4 teaspoon salt
3 eggs (separated)
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
Artificial sweetener to equal 8 teaspoons of sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon rind (grated)
2 cups sifted flour

Instructions

Add salt to egg whites and beat until foamy. Add cream of tartar and continue beating until stiff, but not dry. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks until thick. Add to yolks artificial sweetener, lemon juice and lemon rind while continuing to beat. Quickly and carefully fold egg yolks and flour into egg whites. Drop by spoonfuls into waxed paper baking cups. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes.

Ruth Ehlers, Rock Island



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1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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