Genoise Sponge

Genoise Sponge

A Genoise is an Italian sponge cake. It is a light and delicate kind of sponge, traditionally served with fresh fruit and cream.It’s simple and you can make many different cakes with this sponge. Main ingredients are flour,eggs and sugar.

Ingredients

  • Caster Sugar   125 g
  • Flour  125 g
  • Eggs  4 medium
  • Butter   40 g
  • Vanilla extract  1 tsp

Directions,

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Grease and line with baking paper 2 cake pans of 6 × 4 inches size.
Preheat your oven at 175 C.
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2. In a clean dry bowl of a cake mixer fitted with whisk attachment add in 4 room temperature eggs with caster sugar.
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3. Beat until triple in volume and mixture should leave a trail when you lift the whisk. Add in vanilla and mix well.
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4. Melt the butter in microwave. It should not very hot before adding into the mixture.
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5. Sift the flour on the egg mixture.
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5. Fold it with a whisk or spatula with very light hands. Do not over mix.
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7. Add in melted butter.
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8. Fold in nicely. Cake mixture is ready.
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9. Fill the batter evenly between prepared cake tins. Bake at 175 C for 15 -20 minutes. Depending on your oven temperature.
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10. Cakes are ready. Let them completely cool in the tins.
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11. Take out from the tins.
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