grapefruit cake
 
1-1/2 cup  sifted cake flour
3/4 cup  sugar
1-1/2 tsp  baking powder
1 tsp  salt
1/4 cup  water
1/4 cup  oil
3   eggs, separated
3 Tbsp  grapefruit juice
1/2 tsp  grated lemon peel
1/4 tsp  cream of tartar
  cream cheese frosting (below)
1   grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
 
sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into bowl. make well in 
center and add water, oil, egg yolks, grapefruit juice and lemon peel. 
beat 
until very smooth. beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff but 
not 
dry. gradually add egg yolk mixture over egg whites and fold in gently 
until just blended. do not stir. turn batter into ungreased 9 inch 
springform pan (cheesecake) and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 30 
minutes 
or until top springs back when touched lightly with finger. invert onto 
rack and cool thoroughly. loosen edges of cake carefully and remove cake 
from pan. with serrated knife, cut cake crosswise to make 2 layers. 
reserve a few fruit sections for frosting. fill with part of the cream 
cheese frosting and grapefruit sections. spread top and sides of cake with 
frosting and decorate with additional fruit sections. 
 
 
--cream cheese frosting-- 
 
2 package  (3 oz. each) cream cheese
2 tsp  lemon juice
1 tsp  grated lemon peel
3/4 cup  sifted powdered sugar
6 to 8   drops yellow food color
  optional
  reserved grapefruit sections
 
soften cream cheese at room temperature. beat until fluffy. add lemon 
juice and peel. gradually blend in sugar and beat until well blended. stir 
in food color (if using). crush enough grapefruit sections to measure 2 
teaspoons and blend into frosting. 
 
 
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(ID: 77365) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Sat, Feb 21, 2004


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