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Spice Chiffon Cake

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

Light-textured and full of fragrant spices, this recipe is a nice change from the usual citrus-flavored chiffon cakes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Cake

7
egg whites
1/2
teaspoon cream of tartar
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
3/4
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
7
egg yolks

Classic Vanilla Glaze

2
cups powdered sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
2
to 4 tablespoons hot water

Steps

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  • 1
    Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • 2
    In another large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Add water, oil and egg yolks; beat with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually pour egg yolk mixture over beaten egg whites, folding with rubber spatula just until blended. Pour into ungreased 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan.
  • 3
    Bake 55 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 350°F. Bake about 10 minutes longer or until top springs back when touched lightly. Immediately turn pan upside down onto heatproof funnel or bottle. Let hang about 2 hours or until cake is completely cool. Run knife or long metal spatula around side of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, butter and vanilla. Stir in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until smooth and consistency of thick syrup. Spread glaze over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down side.

Expert Tips

  • Don’t feel like keeping track of four different spices? You can replace the cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves with 2 teaspoons of apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice.
  • Add a decorative and spicy touch to this pretty-as-a-picture cake when you sprinkle the smooth glaze with a bit of nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice or cloves.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
315
Calories from Fat
115
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
105 mg
Sodium
260 mg
Potassium
60 mg
Total Carbohydrate
46 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
4 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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