A rich cake and it keeps fresh many days.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 5 egg yolks
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 5 egg whites
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8x4-inch loaf pan. Sift together flour and baking powder.
In a large mixing bowl, cream the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg yolks. Beat in flour mixture. Stir in the vanilla and lemon extracts.
In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the batter, then quickly fold in remaining whites until no streaks remain.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour.