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Sponge Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brian Ouellette
Added: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 eggs
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2/3 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
1/4 cup butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Grease and flour 8-1/2 inch springform pan; line bottom with wax paper and set aside. In warmed mixing bowl, beat eggs until foamy. Gradually beat in sugar; beat at high speed 4 to 5 minutes or until pale yellow and batter falls in ribbons when beaters are lifted. Beat in vanilla. Stir together flour. baking powder and salt; sift one-third over egg mixture and fold in. Repeat twice more. Gently fold in melted butter. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in 325* F oven for about 40 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in centre. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack and cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Use for Saskatoon Berry Mousse Cake

 

 

 

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