Chocolate Sponge Cake

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Servings: 12
READY IN
20mins
Ingredients
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 cup cocoa
Directions
  • Line an 8 inch square or round cake pan with waxed paper.
  • Place egg whites, cream of tartar and salt in a mixing bowl, beat with electric mixer until foamy.
  • Beat in sugar gradually, continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Beat in egg yolks and vanilla.
  • Combine flour and cocoa and fold lightly into egg mixture.
  • Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • Bake in 325 degree oven 25-30 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  • Loosen sides with a sharp knife.
  • Turn out immediately onto a paper towel lined cake rack to cool.