Almond Chiffon Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2010

It was billed as the "cake discovery of the century" In the late 1940's. Can chiffon cake still stand up to the hype?

SERVES10 to12

TIME2 hours, plus 3 hours cooling

Almond Chiffon Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

The original recipe for Almond Chiffon Cake insisted that we beat the egg whites to very stiff peaks, but this led to pockets of cooked egg whites in the cake. We found eggs beaten to soft peaks and fortified with extra cream of tartar and ...

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