My Mom's Chiffon Cake

Ingredients: 1 3/4 C flour 1 1/2 C sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 C oil 5 egg yolks, unbeaten 3/4 C orange juice 2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp orange rind 1 C (7-8) egg whites Directions: Mix dry ingredients Add oil, yolks, juice, rind Mix well Beat whites until stiff and fold into yolks mixture Bake in...

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