Sift together:
¾ cup flour
¼ cup cornstarch
1 ½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt

2 eggs
1 cup white sugar
½ cup hot water
½ tsp vanilla

In small bowl, beat egg whites. Add ¼ cup sugar.
Beat yolks & remaining sugar in separate large bowl. Beat well. Add ½ cup hot water & then the flour mixture. Add vanilla.
Fold in egg whites.

Powder 9×9 pan with cornstarch. Bake 30 min @ 350. Stand upside down for 1 hour in pan to cool.

Very good for strawberry shortcake or tiramisu (see desserts)