Sunday, February 22, 2009

Basic Sponge cake (2)

Adapted from Khai Tam's food blog
This cake uses whole egg's method and does not include baking powder,thus, suitable for birthday cake or swiss roll

- 4 medium eggs
- 90-100g sugar
- 95g all purpose flour + 5gr corn starch, sifted ( or substitute with 100gr cake flour)
- 20gr melted butter/ oil
- vanilla (optional)

- Preheat the oven to 350F /180 C
- Beat eggs and sugar in a large mixing bowl in high heat for approx 4-5 minutes or until light and fluffy

- Using the spatula, fold in flour gently enough for the eggs and flour to incorporate, don't over mix because the mixture will collapse,

- Add in melted butter and vanilla,mix well

- Pour the batter into the greased pan,bake for 15-20 minutes or until the toothpick inserted and comes out clean
- Un-mold the cake, let it cool in the wire rack

Illustrating video

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