12 egg yolks
2 c. sugar
1 c. boiling water
1/2 tsp. salt
4 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. lemon extract
3 c. sifted flour
Using an electric mixer or hand beater, beat the egg yolks until light and fluffy; add sugar gradually.
While still beating, pour in hot water in a thin stream. Add extract. Add flour that has already been sifted with baking powder and salt; beat thoroughly.
Turn batter into an angel food cake pan.
Bake in a preheated 300-350°F degrees for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean..