Annie Mae Jones' Sponge Cake for Strawberry Shortcake
Eggs,at room temperature
1. Preheat oven to 325'F. 2. Separate eggs, placing yolks in large
mixing bowl and setting whites aside. Beat yolks with sugar until
very light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. 3. Sift cake flour with
baking powder onto waxed paper. 4. Fold dry ingredients alternately
with milk into egg-sugar mixture. 5. In a separate bowl beat reserved
egg whites until stiff and then fold into batter. 6. Pour into an
ungreased 9" tube pan and bake in preheated oven 45-50 minutes.
Invert pan. When cake is cool remove from pan.