Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

This recipe makes use of lots of egg whites, so I have a cup with egg whites in my freezer kept just for this recipe. Whenever I cook and I have leftover egg whites, I freeze them for this easy lemon cake recipe.

Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

Ingredients for Lemon cake recipes with egg whites:

  • 1 cup egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts mixed with raisins
  • 1/2 melted butter stick
  • juice and zest from one lemon
  • optional: zest from one orange

Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F.

Beat the egg whites until stiff, adding the sugar gradually. Slowly stir in the flour and the melted butter, than the lemon zest, lemon juice, walnuts and raisins.

Slowly fold in the ingredients until well incorporated.

Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

Spoon the batter into a prepared tube pan (greased and dusted with flour).

Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

Bake the lemon cake for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

This cake is so light, because we don’t use egg yolks … you will love it!

Lemon cake recipes with egg whites

Comments

  1. says

    This is a nice recipe! I love lemony cakes and made one quite similar recently with egg whites, and then used the yolks to make lemon curd and lemon whipped cream frosting! was delicious!

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