Can you give me recipes for simple sponge cake preparation?
Aparna from Sandiego CA
Hi Aparna: I have 3 different recipes-one low calorie, one "perfect sponge cake", and one Mom's- can't -fail- spongecake. I'm sending the low calorie one and if you want the others, just email me and I will send them on to you.
Low Calorie Spongecake (350 degrees F)
In small bowl, beat eggs at high speed until thick and lemon-colored. Gradually add sugar, beating until mixture is smooth and well blended-about 5 minutes.
At low speed, blend in flour mixture just until smooth. Add warm milk and lemon peel, beating just until combined.
Pour batter immediately into an ungreased 9 inch angel food pan. Bake 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Invert pan over neck of botle. Let cool completely.
Can dust with powdered sugar.
I also would like the other 2 recipes but do not know how to email you to request them. (11/30/2006)
Since arsonhorse offered these in her post, I am assuming that it is ok to forward them. Arsonhorse, my apologies if you did not intend for them to be posted
Sponge cake recipes
Beat egg yolks until lemon colored; add sugar slowly a tablespoon at at time. Add vanilla and gradually, the flour. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold yolk mixture into stiff egg white mixture. Bake in greased pan at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes, remove from pan.
GREAT FOR STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE!
Line 2 greased 9 inch round cake pans with waxed paper; grease and flour waxed paper, set aside.
In large mixing bowl, beat egg yolks for 2 minutes. Add 3/4 cup sugar; beat for 3 minutes or until mixture is thick and lemon colored. Beat in vanilla.
In another large bowl and with CLEAN BEATERS, beat egg whites and salt on med. speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, one tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form.
Fold flour into egg yolk mixture a third at a time. Stir in a third of the whites. Fold in remaining whites.
Spread batter into prepared pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Can put lemon curd, pudding, or any thing else between layers to suit your taste
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