Poinsettia Cherry Chiffon Cake

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18Ingredients
105Minutes
1180Calories

Ingredients

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  • 7 eggs (separated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup cherry juice (maraschino)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries (finely-cut)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
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    Directions

    1. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in large mixing bowl until very stiff peaks form when beaters are raised. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl; make a well
    2. Add oil, egg yolks, cherry juice, vanilla and lemon peel. Beat until smooth. Pour over egg whites, one third at a time, gently folding in just until blended. Carefully fold in cherries. Pour into ungreased 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Invert to cool. Frost. Decorate with cherry poinsettias.
    3. To make the frosting, combine all ingredients except vanilla in top of a double boiler. Beat at highest speed over rapidly boiling water until mixture stands in straight peaks when beaters are raised. Remove from heat. Beat in vanilla.
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    NutritionView More

    1180Calories
    Sodium60% DV1450mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs66% DV197g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories1180Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat1g
    Cholesterol370mg123%
    Sodium1450mg60%
    Potassium360mg10%
    Protein19g37%
    Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate197g66%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars139g278%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium30%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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