Brown Derby's Original Grapefruit Cake Recipe

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  1. Sift together flour, sugar, baking pwdr and salt into mixing bowl. Make a well in center of dry ingredients. Add in water, oil, egg yolks, grapefruit juice, and lemon rind. Beat till smooth. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar separately, till whites are stiff but not dry. Gradually pour egg yolk mix over whites, folding gently with a rubber spatula till just blended. Don't stir the mix. Pour into an UNgreased pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 min, or possibly till cake springs back when lightly touched with a finger. Invert pan on cake rack till cold. Run Spatula around edge of cake. Carefully remove from Pan. With a serrated knife, gently cut layer in half.
  2. Grapefruit Cream Cheese Frosting: Let cream cheese soften at room temperature. Beat cheese till fluffy. Add in lemon juice and rind. Gradually blend in sugar. Beat till well blended. Add in food coloring. Crush several grapefruit sections to measure 2 teaspoon Blend into frosting. Spread frosting on bottom half of cake. Top with several grapefruit sections. Cover with second layer of cake. Frost top and sides. Garnish with remaining grapefuit sections.


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