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How to make the lightest sponge cake

Make the Lightest Sponge Cake

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You will need six eggs

You will need six eggs

Crack all the eggs into your mixing bowl

Crack all the eggs into your mixing bowl

Now you will need caster sugar

Now you will need caster sugar

Pour out a cup full

Pour out a cup full

Add to mixing bowl - like this

Add to mixing bowl - like this

Now whisk for around 8-10 minutes.... Yes that's right, 10 whole minutes. Whisk till it's about 4 times the volume.

Now whisk for around 8-10 minutes.... Yes that's right, 10 whole minutes. Whisk till it's about 4 times the volume.

Full your cup with flour

Full your cup with flour

You will also need one off these - a sieve

You will also need one off these - a sieve

Shake half the flour into the bowl. Then gently fold in the mixture. Then sieve the rest and fold that in to

Shake half the flour into the bowl. Then gently fold in the mixture. Then sieve the rest and fold that in to

It should look light and creamy and airy

It should look light and creamy and airy

Pour into cake tin like so

Pour into cake tin like so

Once it's baked take in out off the oven and let in cool down on a rack.

Once it's baked take in out off the oven and let in cool down on a rack.

Once it cools down, slice it in half like so

Once it cools down, slice it in half like so

Separate the two half's

Separate the two half's

Now grab a jar off jam

Now grab a jar off jam

Butter out for the icing

Butter out for the icing

And icing sugar too

And icing sugar too

Add the icing powder to a bowl

Add the icing powder to a bowl

Add some butter and a table spoon off water and mix slowly together till creamy

Add some butter and a table spoon off water and mix slowly together till creamy

Yum!

Yum!

Spread jam all over your lower sponge that will be your base

Spread jam all over your lower sponge that will be your base

Like so ...

Like so ...

Now add a layer of butter cream on top off the jam

Now add a layer of butter cream on top off the jam

Add the second sponge on top - like so

Add the second sponge on top - like so

Decorate with the remaining butter cream - trust me - this cake is so slight and so yummy, you may eat the whole cake!

  • Six eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Butter
  • Icing sugar
  • Jam