sponge cake

reaperssoul, Mar 26, 3:38am
any secret home recipes of a fluffy light sponge cake wouldbe much appreciated and yes inlcude all ingredients and methods

jessie981, Mar 26, 4:10am
Aunt Daisy Sponge

Beat 3 eggs whites until stiff
Fold in 1 breakfast cup sugar & stand 10 mins to dissolve the sugar
Drop in your 3 unbeaten yolks & beat well
Fold in 1 level cup flour & 1tsp b/powder
Lastly add a walnut of butter dissolved in 1/4c boiling water.
Bake in a slow oven

reaperssoul, Mar 26, 4:17am
how big is a breakfast cup, can i use self raising flour and not use b/powder and how many degrees. thanks

robman7, Mar 26, 9:05am
Sponge Recipe

185gm sugar, 4 eggs separated, 185gm cornflour, 2 Tbsp water, 1 heaped teaspoon flour, 1 1/2teaspoon baking powder. Boil the sugar in the water to a syrup (I did it in the microwave). Beat the egg whites till stiff and slowly add the syrup mixture. Fold in the beaten egg yolks and the sifted other ingredients. Bake at 190c for 20 mins in 2 cake tins (these are huge sponges) Line tins with baking paper and spray or grease the sides of the tins. .

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