Simple sponge

simple sponge
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

› 4 large eggs (ideally at room temperature)
› 125 g of caster sugar
› 125 g of self-raising flour
› strawberry or raspberry jam, for filling
› icing sugar, for dusting

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
2. Place sugar in a bowl and whisk together with eggs over a pan of hot
water for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and continue whisking
for 5 minutes.
3. Gently fold in sieved flour, in about 4 lots.
4. Pour sponge-cake mixture into 2 greased and floured cake tins.
5. Bake in a preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes.
6. When the sponges have cooled, spread the jam and put the
sponges together.
7. Using a sieve, dust the top with icing sugar.



Simple sponge