Sponge Cake For Puddings


by


Added to 63 cookbooks
This recipe has been viewed 13068 times
  

Sponge cakes are the building blocks of many an innovative dessert, be it an elaborately decorated cake, or a wholesome pudding creation. Make this wonderful sponge cake for puddings, load it with your favourite pudding or custard, top it with fruits, nuts, chocolate chips, sauces, or whatever delectable arrangement you choose to make.

Add your private note

Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 6 to 8 servings
Show me for servings


Ingredients


For Large Cake
3 large eggs
85 gms self raising flour or plain flour (maida) can be used adding 3/4 tsp baking powder
115 gms sugar
4 tbsp melted butter or margarine

For Small Cake
2 large eggs
55 gms self raising flour or plain flour (maida) can be used adding 1/2 tsp baking powder
85 gms sugar
3 tbsp melted butter or margarine

Method
  1. Sieve the flour.
  2. Grease and dust a baking tin. Use approx. 250 mm. X 125 mm. (10" x 5") or 175 mm. (7") diameter tin for the large cake; and 225 mm x 100 mm. (9" x 4") or 150 mm. (6") diameter in for the small cake.
  3. Beat the eggs and sugar very well until thick and double in quantity.
  4. Fold in the well-sieved flour carefully and gently with a metal spoon.
  5. Fold in 2 tablespoons of hot water (1 1/2 tablespoons for the small cake) and the butter.
  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking tin.
  7. Bake in a hot oven at 400°f for 15 minutes.
  8. The cake is ready when it leaves the sides of the tin and is springy to touch.
  9. Take out form the oven and leave for 1 minute. Invert the tin over a rack and tap sharply to remove.

Tips
  1. VARIATION : CHOCOLATE SPONGE CAKE
  2. Proceed as for sponge cake for puddings but reduce the self-raising flour quantity by 15 grams and use instead 15 grams cocoa.
Sponge Cake For Puddings has not been reviewed
Tried this recipe?. Post a review! Let everyone know how it turned out.
No critical reviews posted for this recipe
Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer

Khichdi - A Bowlful of Comfort

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email