Lemon and Vanilla Cake

    1 hour 20 minutes

    This is a very different way to make a cake using 8 eggs and icing sugar as main ingredients. Perfect for birthday cakes.

    20 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 8 eggs, separated
    • 2 1/4 cups (355g) icing sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 2 1/4 cups (280g) plain flour

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

    1. Place egg yolks and sugar in bowl and mix until nice and smooth. Add vanilla essence and juice from lemon.
    2. In another bowl whisk egg whites to soft peaks.
    3. Add the flour and egg whites slowly into the bowl with yolks and very slowly fold it with a spatula.
    4. Place the batter in a cake tin and cook in the oven for 50-60 minutes at 160 degrees C.
    5. When finished decorate it as desired.

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    Great cake, awesome with meringue icing  -  06 Apr 2012


    Something else. this was no good it come out crap it said  -  28 Sep 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    hiya Recipe doesnt state what size tin square and round. I am looking forward to making this lovely sponge i will get back with review. Byes for now.  -  11 Jul 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)