Grapefruit Chiffon Cake Recipe




 Cake flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Cooking oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg yolks5
 Finely shredded grapefruit peel1 Tablespoon
 Grapefruit juice2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Egg whites8
 Cream of tartar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cream cheese frosting1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4319 Calories from Fat 1246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g215.1%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g116.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 925.4 mg

Sodium 3691.4 mg153.8%

Total Carbohydrates 701 g233.5%

Dietary Fiber 36.6 g146.5%

Sugars 414.7 g

Protein 85 g169.4%

Vitamin A 23.2% Vitamin C 138.3%

Calcium 149.3% Iron 25.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a small mixer bowl sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; make a well in center.
Add oil, egg yolks, grapefruit peel, and juice.
Beat at low speed of electric mixer till combined, then at high speed for 5 minutes or till smooth.
In large mixer bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar till very stiff peaks form.
Pour flour mixture in thin stream over surface of egg whites; fold in gently.
Pour into ungreased 10-inch tube pan.
Bake in 325° oven about 70 minutes or till cake tests done.
Invert cake in pan; cool.
Remove cake from pan.
Spread Cream Cheese Frosting on top; drizzle down sides of cake.
Cream Cheese Frosting: Cream one 3-ounce package cream cheese, softened, with 1 cup sifted powdered sugar till fluffy.
Beat in 1 tablespoon finely shredded grapefruit peel and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
Add enough grapefruit juice (1 to 2 teaspoons) to make of spreading consistency.