Chinese Sponge Cake (Baked, Not Steamed)

Recipe by Mama_Cito95
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat water and dissolve sugar. Let cool.
  • Mix yolk into sugar water.
  • Slowly add flour into the mixture.
  • Blend in oil and extract.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites until peaks are stiff. Add cream of tartar.
  • Fold batter from above into egg whites.
  • Pour combined batter into an UNGREASED aluminum cake pan (do NOT use a non-stick pan!).
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes until done (when toothpick comes out clean).
  • Turn cake upside down and let cool.
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