February 8, 2016 / 29th of Shvat, 5776
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Gluten-Free Sponge Cake

Gluten-free and Passover-friendly. I know what you're thinking. But this sponge cake is one of our family favorites! We bake it not just for my Aunt who can't eat gluten, but for everyone at our seder, and for our friends and family throughout the week. It may take some practice to get the desired spongy effect, but the outcome is certainly worth the effort!

created at: 2011-03-29

7 eggs

1 1/2 cups of sugar, sifted

1/2 tsp grated lemon rind

1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice

3/4 cup potato starch, sifted

Dash of salt

Separate 6 of the eggs. Beat the 6 yolks and the one whole egg until frothy
Gradually add sifted sugar, lemon juice and rind, beating constantly and thoroughly
Gradually add sifted potato starch, stirring constantly

Beat egg whites with salt until stiff, but not dry
Fold gently into egg yolk mixture

Place in ungreased 10" tube pan
350 degrees, 55 minutes 

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