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Vermont Maple Cake

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2 C. flour3/4 C. sugar3/4 C. brown sugar; packed3 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. salt1/2 C. vegetable oil7 eggs; separated3/4 C. water2 tsp. maple flavoring1/2 tsp. cream of tartar1 C. walnuts; chopped1 C. real maple syrup1/2 C. walnuts; toasted; choppedWhipped cream (optional)


In large bowl of electric mixer, combine flour, sugars, baking powder and salt. Mix until blended. In another bowl, combine oil, egg yolks, water and maple flavoring. Turn mixer on medium speed. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients. Beat 1 minute. In large metal bowl (not plastic), beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar. Whip at high speed until stiff peaks form. Pour batter over egg whites. Fold together gently until blended. Fold in 1 C. of chopped nuts. Pour into ungreased 10 inch angel food pan. Bake at 325 for 55 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 350. Bake 10 minutes longer