The Sponge cake recipe is essential for desserts, cakes… Make no mistake, despite its easy appearance, the Sponge cake requires patience and a good hand.

For a 24cm diameter circle (8 people), you will need:

.200g eggs

.125g sugar

.125g flour

How to bake my sponge cake?

1/ Preheat the oven 360F.

2/ In a bowl, put the eggs and the sugar. Prepare a bain-marie (be careful, the bottom of your bowl must not touch the water in the pan. Only steam is used). When the water begins to simmer, put in your bowl and start mixing, incorporating as much air as possible. Continue mixing until it reaches 50 degrees (122F)

3/ When the mixture reaches 50 degrees, transfer it to the tank of a robot, maximum power, until completely cooled (approx. 10 minutes).

4/ Meanwhile, sift your flour. Incorporate your flour in several batches, mixing very gently with a spatula.

5/ Put in a mold then go to the oven for about 25 minutes.

6/ Leave your genoise to cool on a wire rack.

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