The Best Cream Sponge Cake Recipe

Posted by Gemz By 04/05/2020 0 Comment(s)

The Best Cream Sponge Cake Recipe

 

 

My Great Aunt in Scotland creates the BEST cakes and so with lots of you baking cakes during lockdown (or trying to if you suck at baking like me ha ha) I asked my aunt for one of her recipes that would be easy enough for everyone to bake! This is a cream sponge cake but can be adapted to include jam or chocolate too.

 

Ingredients: 

3 Eggs

1 cupful of Castor Sugar 

1 breakfast cup of self-raising flour

2 tablespoons of boiled water

A pinch of salt

Double cream or butter icing

Method:

 

1: Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks

2: Whisk the egg whites until they are stiff, then (whilst still whisking) add the egg yolks

3: Continue to add the sugar and then the water (whilst still whisking)

4: Gently fold in the sifted flour and salt. 

5: Divide the mixture evenly into two 6 inch greased sandwich tins 

6: Put the sandwich tins into the oven on the middle shelf, if you have an electric oven on 250 degrees and if you have a gas oven it is gas mark 7.

7: Bake the mixture for 10-15 minutes dependant on how fast or slow your oven usually cooks.

8: Take the tins out of the oven and leave them to cool on a wire rack before remove the cakes from their tins. 

9: Once they are cooled use double cream or butter icing to sandwich both together.

10: Finish off with a shake of icing sugar on the top.

 

Emma Thomson is the owner of gemzbyemz.co.uk – specialising in personalised jewellery and gifts engraved with your choice of photo or handwriting. You can view our ranges of products and gifts here.

 

 

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