Lemon Chiffon Cake Recipe

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    This moist, airy cake was my dad's favorite. Mom revamped the original recipe to include lemons. I'm not much of a baker, but whenever I make this dessert my family is thrilled! —Trisha Kammers, Clarkston, Washington

    Ingredients

    • 7 large eggs, separated
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1-1/2 cups sugar
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 1/2 cup canola oil
    • 4 teaspoons grated lemon peel
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • FROSTING:
    • 1/3 cup butter, softened
    • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 4-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • Dash salt

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 81 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.31%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.13%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 332 mg 13.84%
    • Calcium: 28 mg 2.84%
    • Potassium: 24 mg 0.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 17 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.24%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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