How to bake a sponge cake - video recipes at home

How to bake a sponge cake - video recipes at home
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Sponge cake - is a gentle, lush, airy product that can be used for making cakes, rolls, pastries. Biscuit-making requires specific skills, dexterity and knowledge of some culinary secrets.

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Basic rules for the preparation of sponge cake

Essential ingredients necessary for preparing the classic biscuit dough are eggs, sugar and flour. All products must be at room temperature, and utensils and beater completely dry and free of grease. Desirably before cooking wipe them cloth soaked in vinegar.

As a rule, the preparation of biscuit starts with beating eggs with a mixer or a whisk. To dough was air, proteins separated from the yolks and whipped with sugar. Sugar in protein mass necessarily need to be added in small portions, so that it is completely dissolved. When proteins are dense enough, they gradually add the egg yolks without stopping the mixer. Once the eggs are whipped well, they flour is mixed in small portions, while the mixer is put on the minimum speed. knead the dough should not be too long, otherwise the cake will be too dense.

To get a high cake and light meal is necessary to take the highest grade and sieved before adding to the batter. Biscuit will be more stable if the flour add a little potato starch.

The finished dough should immediately poured into a mold and put in a preheated oven, typically biscuits are baked at 180-200 ° C for about an hour. Since the dough is very capricious and may fall off due to any sudden movement, the oven door must be closed smoothly. While the cake is baked Do not open the oven, such intervention will lead to the fact that the cake shall fade and lose its shape.

Ready cake must be removed from the oven and in the form of leave until cool. The cooled product can be cut into several pieces with a knife or a special string. Each part is impregnated with sugar syrup is then collected in a cake, sandwiching the jam, jam, butter or cottage cheese cream.

Honey biscuit

Sponge cake with honey - a great dessert that has a great aroma and taste.


4 eggs

1 h. Spoon powdered sugar

1 cup of sugar

3 tbsp. spoon of liquid honey

1, 5 cups flour

1 h. Spoon of baking powder for the dough

How to cook honey cake:

  1. Separate the whites from the yolks, flour, sift with baking powder. Beat proteins at low speed for 5-7 minutes, then add them in sugar and continue beating the mixture in a solid foam.
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  3. When the protein mass becomes stable and dense, while continuing to whisk, add the egg yolks and honey. After that, the small portions add flour, carefully stirring the dough from the bottom up.
  4. Pour the dough into the mold and bake at 180 ° C for 45 minutes. The finished product sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with tea or coffee.