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Grapefruit Cake

Serving : 6-8
Size Per Serving : 120g
Calories : 373


  • 1 cup flour

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 cup peanut oil or canola oil

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated grapefruit zest

  • 1/3 cup grapefruit juice

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 4 egg whites

  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

Grapefruit Frosting:

  • 2 teaspoons grated grapefruit zest

  • 1-2 teaspoon grapefruit juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar, more as needed for desired consistency


  • In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  • Make a well in the center.

  • Add oil, grapefruit zest, juice, and egg yolks.

  • Beat until smooth with an electric mixer.

  • Wash beaters thoroughly with soap and hot water to remove all oil!

  • In a large bowl, whip egg whites until frothy, add cream of tartar, and beat until very stiff peaks form.

  • Gradually pour flour mixture into egg whites, folding in gently.

  • Pour into a ungreased 9"x5"x3" loaf pan.

  • Bake in a 350 degree F for 25-30 minutes, until it tests done with a toothpick.

  • Invert over a wire rack, and cool in pan.

  • Combine all frosting ingredients, and spread over top of cake.


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