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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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