Moist Lemon Chiffon Cake
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
- 1/2 cup fat-free evaporated milk
- 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract
- 2 cups cake flour
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup large egg whites (about 7)
- 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
- LEMON GLAZE:
- 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; gradually beat into lemon mixture until smooth. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar; beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into the lemon mixture.
- Pour into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 325° for 45-55 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Immediately invert pan; cool completely. Remove cake to a serving platter. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over cake.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 230 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 189mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.
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Mar 19, 2010
I always try to choose the healthiest alternative when I bake. This is a delicious cake with the least amount of calories, only 3 g of fat and 0 g saturated fat, only 3 mg cholesterol, low sodium and 47 g of carbs. This recipe is about the best I've seen for a little cheating to enjoy a wonderful dessert!!