*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                              VANILLA GENOISE
 Recipe By     : COOKING LIVE SHOW #CL8785
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Text Import                  Cooking Live
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    6      large         eggs -- separated
    1 1/2  cups          granulated sugar
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
      1/4  cup           hot water
    4      tablespoons   (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
    1      cup           all-purpose flour
                         11 x 17 x 1-inch baking tray,
                         the bottom lined with parchment paper
 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
 In a bowl of an electric mixer, combine the egg yolks, 1 cup of the 
 salt, and vanilla. Using the whisk attachment on high speed whip 
 thick, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce to medium speed and slowly add the hot 
 Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Increase to high speed and again 
 until thick. Fold in the flour and then the melted butter. Set aside.
 In a clean bowl of an electric mixer using the whisk attachment, whip 
 egg whites on medium speed until frothy. Increase to high speed and 
 add the remaining 1/2 cup sugar. Whip the egg whites until stiff and 
 fold them into the reserved batter. Gently spread the batter in the
 prepared baking tray. Bake until the cake is golden brown and springs 
 lightly when touched, about 20 to 25 minutes.
 Cool the cake in the pan. Remove the cake from the pan by running a 
 along the inside edge of the pan and inverting it onto a work 
 Carefully peel off the parchment paper.
 The genoise can be made a day or two in advance. Store wrapped in 
 wrap at room temperature. It also freezes well
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