Silver Sponge Cakes

Whites 5 eggs cup sugar.

1/2 teaspoon cream-of-tartar 1/2 cup bread flour.

1 teaspoon vanilla.

Beat whites of eggs until stiff and dry and add gradually, while beating constantly, sugar, mixed and sifted with cream-of-tartar. Sift flour into the mixture, add vanilla and cut and fold until blended. Fill buttered individual tins two-thirds full of mixture, sprinkle with powdered sugar and bake in a moderate oven.

Delia's Sponge Cake

Yolks 2 eggs.

4 tablespoons hot water.

3/4 cup sugar.

3/4 teaspoon lemon extract Whites 2 eggs 1 cup flour.

1 teaspoons baking powder.

ADD yolks of eggs to hot water and beat until thick; then add gradually, while beating constantly, sugar and lemon extract. Add whites of eggs, beaten until stiff, and fold in flour, mixed and sifted with baking powder. Turn into a buttered and floured narrow deep cake pan and bake in a moderate oven thirty-five minutes.

Potato Flour Sponge Cake

Yolks 4 eggs 3/4 cup sugar Whites 4 eggs.

3/4 cup potato flour.

1 teaspoon baking powder.

3/4 teaspoon salt.

1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.

Beat yolks of eggs until thick and lemon-colored and add sugar gradually, while beating constantly; then add whites of eggs, beaten until stiff. Mix and sift dry ingredients and cut and fold into mixture. Add lemon juice, turn into a buttered and floured cake pan and bake in a moderate oven thirty minutes.