Added by kye in france | Thu 21 Oct 2010 @ 13:09
5 ounces sugar
4 egg yolks
4 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 cup cake flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons sliced almonds ( i used walnuts this time)
butter cream icing
Preheat oven at 325 degrees.
Butter and flour a 9-inch cake mold. In an electric mixer, beat sugar and egg yolks until white.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff. Fold into egg yolk mixture alternating with flour, cornstarch and vanilla. Fill mold 3/4 full. Sprinkle with sliced almonds.
Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Unmold on a rack.
Ice cake using a butter cream icing.