Friday, October 2, 2009

Food Trip Friday #14 - Chiffon Cake

I am joining Mommy Willa on this "Food Trip Friday" meme for a reason that I want to challenge myself to try something new food at least once a week in order for me to learn to cook.
Twenty years ago, when my sister had their first oven, I learned (through my sister) how to make a Chiffon Cake. I remember that I only had the chance to do it for three times only because I became busy. That was it, twenty years ago.
Few days before my birthday I had decided to make my own birthday cake. I wanted to try to make the Chiffon Cake again. I bought everything that I need and I am so happy that it work out very good. I am glad that everybody in the house like it.
Chiffon Cake
2 1/4 cups cake flour, sifted
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
5 large egg yolks, beaten
3/4 cup orange juice
1 cup egg whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
For the cake:
1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
2. Sift the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl.
3. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the oil, egg yolks, 3/4 cup orange juice, and 2 tablespoons of the zest.
4. Whisk until smooth and set aside.
5. Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar using a mixer set on medium-high speed until stiff peaks form.
6. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter until just combined. Pour the batter into a 10-inch tube pan and bake for 55 minutes.
7. Increase oven temperature to 350°F and continue to bake until a wooden skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean -- 10 to 15 minutes.
8. Invert pan over a funnel and cool completely. Unmold cake by running a knife around the pan sides.


Andrea said...

Sounds yummy.

Hope you are doing well. Blessings, andrea

Denise said...

Sounds delicious.

Clarissa said...

Thanks for posting the recipe,Grace!!Looks yummy dessert for me!!^_^

Happy FTF!!^_^