August 23 is...
National Sponge Cake Day
Delicious American Sponge Cake Recipe
What is sponge cake? Springy, full of holes? In a sense, yes. Sponge cake has a firm, yet well aerated structure, similar to a sea sponge. It is a cake based on flour, sugar and eggs. There are some occasions when it is leavened with baking powder. Traditionally, there is no addition of cooking oil, shortening or butter.
Victoria Sponge with Fresh Strawberries Recipe
Ah, good old Queen Victoria and her penchant for a bit of sponge cake with her afternoon tea! There is nothing quite as classically British, quite as light and summery, quite as ridiculously easy to make than this delicious combination of butter sponge, jam and cream.
Victoria Sponge Cupcakes Recipe
Adorable light and airy sponge cupcakes filled with raspberry jam and topped with buttercream frosting.
Japanese sponge cake is very light and fluffy. It is a very important component for Japanese Western-style sweets.
The beauty of the sponge cake is the many added variations on the timeless classic. What may begin as basic ends most surprisingly when you dress it up with your passion!
Sponge Cake Genoise Recipe
One type of Italian sponge cake known as genoise is far lighter and more subtly sweet than your average store-bought cake. This delicate, melt-in-your-mouth sponge is a more balanced complement to strawberries and other spring fruits.
Orange Sponge Cake RecipeA favorite Italian dessert is Tiramisu. Ditch the ladyfingers! Substitute a moist sponge cake roll filled and topped with classic tiramisu filling, made with egg yolks and mascarpone! Plus, decorating tutorial! This simple yet elegant dessert is perfect for a special occasion dinner!
A bit of the citrus adds flair and flavor perfect for a hot summer day. Florida oranges, mandarin oranges, lemon curd, lemon zest, key limes cut through the sweetness of the cake providing a little tanginess and balance to the taste palette.