Saturday, September 24, 2005

Lemon Cake

You will need:
1/2 cup sugar
3 tblsp vegetable oil
2 tblsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp grated lemon peel
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 cup sifted cake flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 egg

Preheat oven to 350ยบ. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil. lemon juice, lemon peel, and vanilla. Whisk in milk and yogurt. Sift in flour and baking soda; stir until just blended. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into batter. Pour into 8-inch greased cake mold (or shaped cake mold.) Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean— about 30 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; turn out onto wire rack and cool completely.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with fresh strawberries. If fresh strawberries ar unavaliable, preserves may be substituted.

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