Plain Sponge Cake

Plain Sponge Cake
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  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • ¼ cup castor sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¾ cup self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  1. Separate eggs and place whites in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Beat until soft peaks form.
  3. Gradually add sugar and beat until the mixture thickens and sugar is dissolved.
  4. Add egg yolks and mix evenly through.
  5. Sift flour and cornflour three times.
  6. Fold dry ingredients into egg mixture.
  7. Heat water and butter gently until butter is melted.
  8. Fold into sponge mixture.
  9. Pour mixture into two well greased and floured 18 cm sponge sandwich tins.
  10. Bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes.
  11. Cover a wire rack with a clean tea towel, turn cakes out of tin and invert so tops are uppermost.
  12. When cakes are completely cold, fill with whipped cream and ice with passionfruit icing.


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