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Cotton Sponge Cake

Cotton Sponge Cake

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Bailey

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"This is my favourite Cotton Sponge Cake made with my Grandmother’s special recipe!"
Difficulty
Medium 👍
Preparation
25 min
Baking
60 min
Resting
10 min

Ingredients

2Servings
eggs
self raising flour
caster sugar
15¾ ml
olive oil
12 ml
milk
drops
vinegar
¼ pinch
salt

Utensils

2 ovens, cake tin, baking paper, sieve, microwave, bowl, 3 whisks, electric beater, silicon spatula

  • Step 1/ 14

    Preheat fan forced oven to 160°C
    • oven

    Preheat fan forced oven to 160°C

  • Step 2/ 14

    Line a cake tin with baking paper.
    • cake tin
    • baking paper

    Line a cake tin with baking paper.

  • Step 3/ 14

    Sieve the self raising flour in a bowl.
    • sieve

    Sieve the self raising flour in a bowl.

  • Step 4/ 14

    Measure olive oil in a bowl and place the bowl in a microwave for 30 seconds.
    • 15¾ ml olive oil
    • microwave
    • bowl

    Measure olive oil in a bowl and place the bowl in a microwave for 30 seconds.

  • Step 5/ 14

    Add little bit of self raising flour at a time to oil and stir with a whisk.
    • self raising flour
    • whisk

    Add little bit of self raising flour at a time to oil and stir with a whisk.

  • Step 6/ 14

    Add milk to oil and flour mixture and mix well until a dough like substance.
    • 12 ml milk
    • whisk

    Add milk to oil and flour mixture and mix well until a dough like substance.

  • Step 7/ 14

    Seperate egg yolk from egg white. Place egg yolk in mixture and leave egg white aside. Then mix together.
    • eggs
    • whisk

    Seperate egg yolk from egg white. Place egg yolk in mixture and leave egg white aside. Then mix together.

  • Step 8/ 14

    Add a pinch of salt and a couple drops of vinegar to the egg white.
    • drops vinegar
    • ¼ pinch salt

    Add a pinch of salt and a couple drops of vinegar to the egg white.

  • Step 9/ 14

    Slowly add caster sugar to egg white while you use an electric beater to make the egg white till it is light and fluffy.
    • caster sugar
    • electric beater

    Slowly add caster sugar to egg white while you use an electric beater to make the egg white till it is light and fluffy.

  • Step 10/ 14

    Slowly fold egg white into the mixture until light and fluffy.
    • silicon spatula

    Slowly fold egg white into the mixture until light and fluffy.

  • Step 11/ 14

    Pour mixture into your prepared cake tin and tap out any air bubbles.
    • cake tin

    Pour mixture into your prepared cake tin and tap out any air bubbles.

  • Step 12/ 14

    Place cake tin into a larger tin sitting in a base of water.
    • cake tin

    Place cake tin into a larger tin sitting in a base of water.

  • Step 13/ 14

    Place in oven for 1 hour.
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    Place in oven for 1 hour.

  • Step 14/ 14

    Take out of the oven, cut, and enjoy!

    Take out of the oven, cut, and enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Cotton Sponge Cake

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