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How to make sponge cake


How to make sponge cake


forma
DIFFICULTY
Easy

Soft and light, sponge cake is the base of many cakes and other desserts.




Ingredients for 4 people


4 eggs
5 oz sugar
4 oz all-purpose flour
1 oz potato starch


Preparation

1
Add 2 eggs and 2 egg yolks to a bowl.

2
Add the sugar and whisk until frothy. The batter should be light in color and have doubled in volume.

3
Sift then flour and starch. Using a spatula, fold the flour and starch into the batter, working from the bottom up.

4
Once the batter is well mixed, pour it into a cake pan that has been greased and floured. Fill the pan only halfway.

5
Bake in a non-convection oven at 350° F for 25 to 30 minutes.

6
To test the doneness of the cake, poke it with a toothpick If it comes out dry, then it is done.

7
Before cutting or decorating the cake, let it cool on a rack.


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