How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 C).
  • Use parchment to line the bottom of a 10-inch tube pan, preferably with a removable bottom or 2 (8 x 4-inch) loaf pans.
  • Grease the parchment. In a large bowl, whisk 1 cup sugar, honey, vanilla, lemon extract, and salt into egg yolks.
  • Place bowl in a large pan of hot water.
  • With an electric mixer, beat about 5 minutes on medium-high speed until pale yellow and doubled in volume.
  • Gently fold in sifted flour.
  • Wash beaters.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites in electric mixer on a low speed 1 minute, increasing speed to medium-high.
  • When foamy, sprinkle in 1 tablespoon sugar and cream of tartar.
  • Beat until stiff but not dry.
  • With a spatula, fold the egg whites in thirds.
  • Pour batter into pan.
  • Tap gently on the counter to remove air bubbles.
  • Bake on middle rack of oven 35 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.
  • When done, cake sides will pull away from pan slightly; top will be
  • flat and feel spongy when pressed with finger.
  • Cool 20 minutes.
  • Run a small knife between edge of cake and pan.
  • Remove from pan carefully.
  • Pull off parchment and cool completey.
  • Serve or store airtight.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    another great post thanks
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