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Forum Post: How To Make Sponge Cake

Posted 3 years ago on Dec. 15, 2011, 2:44 p.m. EST by smartenough (42)
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http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-make-sponge-cake Step 1: You will need 8 eggs, separated to whites and yolks 190 g sugar 95 g flour 55 g corn starch 45 g butter, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 mixer with whisk attachment 1 rubber spatula 1 spring-formed pan, 26cm diameter, lined with parchment 1 bowl 1 sieve 1 wooden skewer Step 2: Preheat the oven The first thing that you need to do in preparing your sponge cake is to set your oven to 180°C, 350°F or gas mark 4.

Step 3: Mix the egg yolks Place the egg yolks into the mixer and mix them on a high speed until creamy. After a minute, add about 2 tbsp of sugar. Continue to mix for a few minutes more until the mixture becomes thicker.

You can now add the vanilla extract. Keep mixing until the mixture becomes double that of its original volume. Now turn off the machine and transfer the egg yolks to a separate bowl.

Wash your mixing bowl and the attachment well in preparation for whipping the egg whites.

Make sure that the mixer attachment and bowl are washed extremely clean at this point. If not, any fat that remains on these utensils will affect the whipping of the egg whites. Make sure your things are spotless!

Step 4: Whip the egg whites Place whites into the clean mixer bowl. Beat them on high and let them whip until they become white and frothy. Now slowly add the sugar a bit at a time. The whipped egg whites mixture is ready when it clings to the beater attachment but does not drip. Once the mixture is nice and stiff, turn off the mixer.

Step 5: Combine yolks and whites Now you can introduce the egg yolks to the egg whites mixture. Add the whipped egg yolks into the egg whites and fold them in with the rubber spatula. Make sure not to over-mix.

Step 6: Complete the batter Next, we need to introduce the flour and corn starch to the eggs. Start by combining the flour and the corn starch in the sieve and using your hands, slowly sift it into the mixture. Sifting the flour will increase the amount of air in the cake, helping to make it even lighter.

Fold it all together remembering again not to over-mix and then add the melted butter to the batter, combining it in briefly.

Step 7: Bake Using your rubber spatula, you can now transfer the batter into the lined spring-form pan. Spread the batter evenly with the rubber spatula and give the pan a few good shakes to remove any air pockets that might remain.

Now put the cake into the oven and allow it to bake.

Step 8: Remove the cake After around 30 minutes, test the cake to see it is ready. Insert a wooden skewer into the centre of the cake. The cake is ready when the skewer comes out free of batter. Now set it aside to cool before removing it from the pan.

Once the cake is totally cooled, take a sharp knife and run it around the outside of the cake. Now remove the spring-form pan and there you have it, your sponge cake.

Step 9: Serving Suggestions Although sponge cake can be eaten as it is, it can be used as the base for many different layered cakes. We hope you enjoy your sponge cake - made the VideoJug way.

Thanks for watching video How To Make Sponge Cake For more how to videos, expert advice, instructional tips, tricks, guides and tutorials on this subject, visit the topic Cakes.

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[-] 1 points by ropeknot (359) 3 years ago

How about pineapple upside down pie as in the upside down values of the way the economic pie is dished out ?

[-] 1 points by smartenough (42) 3 years ago

I think this is better

[-] 0 points by April (3196) 3 years ago

No no no. This is all wrong. This is the proper way to make Sponge Cake. The OWS way of making Sponge Cake is to not follow any successful recipe or method.

First it will take endless amounts of time and energy using direct democracy to try to come to a consensus on making a Sponge Cake. Some people might want Pound Cake.

Then the idea will get sent to some 20 overlapping Working Groups who will spend lots of time making Wiki pages about it or some other kind of nonsense. I don't even know what all kinds of crazy things these people do! And since there is no accountability, this ends up getting dragged out for months probably.

Nothing really gets accomplished through the Working Groups, so then everyone just gets to throw in any kinds of ingredients they want. No matter how silly and ridiculous. Like brussel sprouts or squid even! Yuk. But some people like brussel sprouts, so what'cha gonna do??

It will look like a disgusting mushy disaster. But everyone that is participating will think it is the most beautiful thing ever! And pay no attention to the MSM that wants to destroy the Sponge Cake.

After that, it all gets blended together in a big mixed up mess, comes out half- baked and nobody else wants to eat.

[-] 1 points by AFarewellToKings (1486) 3 years ago

Did you ever see the recipe for a successful Copenhagen? Looks exactly as you just described. Check it:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Cop15#p/c/2/Htzw2b472Ws

The NGA doesn't have to be pretty, it just has to work.

And there's always Van Halen's "Pound Cake"

[-] 1 points by April (3196) 3 years ago

Pound Cake? Seriously? Is that a song?

Don't get me wrong. I have some hope and faith for the 99%Decl plan and the people running things in that group. I have next to zero for the OWS ptb. Whoever they are running things from behind the scenes I do not know. But I don't trust anything coming out of the NYCGA. It confuses me everytime I see you talk about the NGA. You're talking about 99%Decl right? Not to be confused with NYCGA.

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