Sponge Cake from Trinidad Recipe

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Sponge Cake from Trinidad
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  1. Sift flour and add salt.
  2. Beat egg yolks until thick and pale in color.
  3. Gradually beat in sugar.
  4. Add lemon juice, lime zest and water.
  5. Fold dry ingredients into egg yolk mixture.
  6. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter.
  7. Pour batter into ungreased 9 tube pan; cut with a knife to remove air bubbles.
  8. Bake in a preheated 325 degree F. oven until top springs back when touched.
  9. Invert and cool completely.
  10. Loosen cake with a spatula and shake from pan.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 186.29 Kcal (780 kJ)
Calories from fat 48.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.41g 8%
Cholesterol 72.93mg 24%
Sodium 464.72mg 19%
Potassium 61.61mg 1%
Total Carbs 30.26g 10%
Sugars 13.12g 52%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 7%
Protein 4.73g 9%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 60.6mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 294.63 Kcal (1234 kJ)
Calories from fat 77.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.56g 8%
Cholesterol 115.34mg 24%
Sodium 734.96mg 19%
Potassium 97.44mg 1%
Total Carbs 47.86g 10%
Sugars 20.76g 52%
Dietary Fiber 2.91g 7%
Protein 7.48g 9%
Vitamin C 1mg 1%
Iron 2.3mg 8%
Calcium 95.8mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.8
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

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