Gone with the Wind Cake

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

This is a lovely angel food cake that is reminiscent of the deep south.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Beat cold water and egg yolks together until mixture makes 1 quart - at least 10 minutes. Slowly add sugar and vanilla to egg yolk mixture, beating for at least 7 minutes.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Fold into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form and fold in smoothly to the egg yolk mixture. Pour batter into an ungreased 9 or 10 inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Turn upside down to cool in pan for 1 hour. Loosen sides and coax from pan. May be cut into layers and filled with Lemon Filling and iced with the same or with whipped cream.