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Print This Delicious and Healthy Macaroon Sponge Cake Recipe

Macaroon Sponge Cake Recipe

A great dessert recipe is from Recipes 4 Cakes, Macaroon Sponge Cake recipe. 1 hour is all you need and this delicious sponge cake can be on your table and ready for guests.

7 Large Eggs, separated
1 Large Egg
1 1/4 cups Granulated sugar, divided
1 cup Cake flour
3/4 cup Flaked coconut, toasted
1/4 cup Finely ground almonds, toasted
1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract or rum extract
1 tsp Almond extract
1/4 tsp Coconut extract
1 tsp Cream of tartar
1/4 tsp Salt

Glaze

1 cup Confectioners' sugar
2 Tablespoons Water
1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract
1/2 tsp Almond extract

Oven Temp ~ 325°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch tube pan
Preheat oven, line an ungreased 10-inch fluted tube pan with parchment paper.

Beat together egg yolks and whole egg at medium speed for 2 minutes. Add 2/3 cup sugar, beating until light and fluffy. At low speed, beat in the flour, coconut and nuts. Beat in all extracts.

Using clean beaters, beat egg whites at high speed until foamy. Add cream of tartar and salt, beating until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form, but no dry.

Fold one third of beaten egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Fold in remaining white. Pour Macaroon cake batter evenly into prepared cake pan and smooth top.

Bake Macaroon sponge cake until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Invert pan over the neck of a bottle to cool completely. Loosen cake by running a metal spatula around sides of pan. Turn cake out onto a serving plate. Remove parchment paper.

To prepare glaze, mix together confectioners' sugar, water, vanilla extract and almond extract. Pour glaze over Macaroon cake.

12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 87 g
Calories 243
Calories from Fat 55
Total Fat 6.1g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.6g 13%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 40.7g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 31.6g
Protein 5.9g
Vitamin A 3% • Vitamin C 1% • Calcium 3% • Iron 10%



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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

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