Sugar 275gms (Sugar: 100gms to mix white
Sugar: 175 to mix yoke)
Plain flour 200gms
Eggs x 11 small
Fat- 20gms( greasing the baking tray)
A little flour for dusting
Baking tray(I use extendable)
Parchment baking paper
double cream 120gms
sugar 20gms or fruit jam
strawberries x6- chopped
1: Heat oven 150 degree Celsius- moderate heat, sieve flour and cornstarch,
together in a bowl and mix with a whisk.
2: Separate egg white from egg yoke (put in separate bowls).
3: Add 175gm of sugar to the egg yolk and whisk until colour changes from yellow to cream.
4: With a folding method/ technique add the mixed flour and cornstarch to the yoke
( use the palette knife for folding in the flour). Mixture might be thick.
5: whisk the egg white until it has soft white snow peaks and then add the sugar. continue whisking.
6: Add the stiff egg white in sections, (could be divided into two “2” parts), to the egg yolk mixture
and fold in, with the palette knife. Continue folding the egg whites into the yolk mixture
until the mixture is soften and kind of a pouring consistency.
7:Adjust the baking tray to the size of the oven, grease the baking tray with fat.
Place the parchment paper on the greased baking tray and cut excess parchment paper.
(this enables the parchment to stick to the baking tray).
8: Grease the parchment paper with a little fat and then dust a little flour over the greased parchment.
Tap the baking tray to remove, excess flour.
9: Pour the mixture into the greased baking parchment and place in the oven- middle layer. Bake until
skewer comes out clean. (sometimes 10-15 minutes or more).
10: when the cake is ready, remove from the oven.
cover with the damp towel
11: Turn-out the cake on the towel. Remove the baking pan and parchment paper.
12: Roll the cake and towel together as illustrated in the pictures below.
13: Mix the double cream and add sugar to taste.
Lie the sponge cake flat and remove the towel. Spread the mixed double cream on the sponge cake.
Add chopped strawberries.Roll the sponge into a cylindrical shape.