Saturday, 5 November 2016
NEVER FAIL SPONGE
1/2 cup cornflour
1/2 cup custard powder
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
1 teaspoon plain flour
3/4 cup caster sugar
preheat oven to 160 C. grease and flour 2 x 8 inch cake tins.
separate the eggs.
sift dry ingredients together, 3 times.
using an electric mixer, beat the egg whites until very stiff.
gradually add sugar a little at a time.
add egg yolks and beat till combined.
fold in flour mix.
divide evenly between the 2 tins.
bake for 20 mins.
turn them out straight away onto a wire rack and leave to cool.
decorate as desired.