Print Daffadil Cake (Easter Dinner Cake) Recipe
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Daffadil Cake (Easter Dinner Cake)
Ingredients:
1/2 Cup Cake Flour (not self-rising)
1/2 Cup Sugar divided
6 Unit Eggs ;
1/2 Teaspoon Cream Of Tartar ;
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla or Almond extract to
1/8 Teaspoon Salt approximately
1/2 Cup Sugar (5.5 oz)
3/4 Cup Cake Flour (not self-rising)
3/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder plus 1 teaspoon
6 Unit Eggs (up to 5)
2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice (either a shots-worth or a tablespoon would do)
1 Tablespoon Water
1/2 Cup Sugar (5.5 oz)
1 Unit Confectionery Sugar (optional)
Directions:
1. White part: Sift 1/2 cup cake flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar together three times.

2. Beat egg whites till frothy; add cream of tartar, vanilla, and salt.

3. Beat till soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 1/2 cup granulated sugar.

4. Sift a fourth of the flour mixture at a time over top; fold in.

5. Yellow part: Sift 3/4 cup cake flour and baking powder together three times.

6. Beat yolks with juice and water until thick, 5 to 7 minutes; gradually beat in 1/2 cup granulated sugar.

7. Sift a fourth of the flour mixture at a time over top; fold in.

8. Alternately spoon yellow and white mixtures into an ungreased 9- or 10-inch tube pan.

9. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes. Invert and cool.