chiffon cake is a foam cake that gets most of its leavening from beaten egg whites, much like an angel food cake.
Chocolate Chiffon Cake
3 egg yolks
20g vegetable oil
35g cake flour
20g cocoa powder
3 egg whites
1/2 tsp lemon juice (omitted)
1. Whisk egg yolks and sugar until the sugar dissolves.
2. Add in vegetable oil and whisk until well-mixed.
4. In another bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy, then add in lemon juice and sugar (in 2 batches) and continue whisking until stiff peak form.
7. Remove from oven and invert the tin immediately onto a cooling rack. unmould after the cake has completely cooled.