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How to make Basic Sponge Cake - This cake with eggs forms the basis for many a dessert.

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This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

For more recipes related to Basic Sponge Cake checkout Chandrakala, Very Low Fat Brownies, Farm House Fruit Cake, Mini Doughnut Cake . You can also find more Desserts recipes like Frozen Fruit Candies, Tiramisu Icecream, Salted Caramel Mousse, Banofee Pie.

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Basic Sponge Cake
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Basic Sponge Cake Recipe

  • Refined Flour 50 grams

  • Eggs 4

  • Sugar 1/2 cup + tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350 ºF/Gas Mark 4. Line and grease an eight-inch round cake tin. Melt the butter and set it aside to cool.

Step 2

Beat together the eggs, sugar and vanilla essence till light and creamy.

Step 3

Gradually fold in the flour, stirring with a light hand only in one direction. Stir in the melted butter. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for twenty-five to thirty minutes, till well risen and golden brown on top. Turn out onto a wire rack and leave to cool completely.

Also try out these recipes from British Cuisine like Apple Fritters, Peach Bread Pudding, Nutritious Pancakes, Sweet Potato and Rosemary Mash.

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