How to Make a Lemon Chiffon Cake

Zest up any party with this easy lemon chiffon cake.

You will need

  • 1 c. sifted flour
  • u00bd tbsp. baking powder
  • u00bc tsp. salt
  • u00be c. plus 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • separated
  • u00bc c. vegetable oil
  • u00bc c. fresh lemon juice
  • u00bc c. water
  • 2 tbsp. grated lemon zest
  • u00bd tsp. vanilla
  • u00bc tsp. tartar
  • Powdered sugar
  • Electric mixer
  • Tube pan
  • Rubber spatula

Step 1 Combine dry ingredients Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and ¾ cup of the sugar in a large bowl.

Step 2 Add wet ingredients Mix in the egg yolks, oil, lemon juice, water, lemon zest, and vanilla.

Step 3 Combine egg whites and tartar Combine the egg whites and tartar in a separate bowl and mix with an electric mixer. Then add the extra tablespoon of sugar.

Step 4 Fold egg mix into batter Fold the egg white mixture into the batter and pour the batter into the pan. Smooth it with a rubber spatula.

Step 5 Bake Bake the cake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.

Step 6 Cool and serve Cool the cake, dust it with powdered sugar and serve this zesty treat.