(GF Utah group)
3/4 cup egg whites (about 5 large)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup potato starch
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3/4 tsp cream or tartar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp lemon zest
Preheat oven to 375
F. Place eggs in a bowl of warm water to bring them
to room temperature.
powdered sugar, potato starch, and cornstarch, set
aside. Measure granulated sugar and set aside.
Combine egg whites,
cream of tartar, salt and lemon peel in large mixing
bowl. With mixer at high, beat until mixture forms
soft peaks. Continue beating and add the granulated
sugar slowly. Beat until sugar is dissolved and forms
With rubber spatula,
gently fold in the powdered sugar mixture about 1/4 at
a time, folding just enough so the powdered sugar
Pour batter into
ungreased 9-inch tube pan (or two 8x4 loaf pans) and
cut through with spatula to break any air bubbles.
Bake for 35 minutes
or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool
in the inverted pan until completely cooled before
removing from pan.
Double the recipe for a 10-inch tube pan.