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Well worth the extra work.

Ingredients

1-1/4 cups cake flour
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 cups (12) egg whites, at room temperature
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1-1/2 cups sugar

Instructions

Sift together four times the cake flour and sugar. Combine egg whites, cream of tartar, salt, almond extract and vanilla. Beat at high speed of electric mixer or wire whip until moist soft peaks form. Add the sugar in four additions folding with large spoon, beating each time until well blended. Sift in flour mixture in four additions folding with large spoon turning bowl often. Bake in an ungreased tube pan for 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool cake upside-down, loosen from sides and remove.

Jean Clingan
Rock Island



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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