Japanese Honey Sponge Cake

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ClaireBear🐻

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Difficulty

Hard 💪
20
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-8+
eggs
100 g sugar
100 g bread flour
40 ml honey
1¼ tbsp warm water
1 tbsp honey
½ tbsp warm water

Utensils

  • parchment paper
  • bowl
  • electrical mixer
  • plastic wrap
  • Step 1/6

    • 40 ml honey
    • 1¼ tbsp warm water
    • parchment paper

    Adjust the parchment paper to fit your 9x5 in. bread pan. Sift the bread flour with a sifter 2 times. Add 1 1/4 tbsp. warm water to 40 ml honey and whisk well. Set aside.

  • Step 2/6

    • eggs
    • 100 g sugar
    • bowl
    • electrical mixer

    Add eggs to a bowl and beat until combined. Add sugar and beat on high speed with an electric mixer until it becomes thick, pale yellow, and is 4 times its original size. It should fall in ribbons. You cannot do this by hand.

  • Step 3/6

    Add the previously whisked honey water to the beaten eggs and mix on low speed until combined. Add the bread flour at 3 seperate times and whisk until well combined, but do not overmix.

  • Step 4/6

    Pour the batter into your bread pan and using a skrewer or a chopstick, zig zag in the batter to remove any air bubbles. Also drop the pan from 2 in. above several times. Now bake at 320 fahrenhite degrees for 35 min.

  • Step 5/6

    • 1 tbsp honey
    • ½ tbsp warm water
    • plastic wrap

    Mix the 1 tbsp. honey with 1/2 tbsp. water and brush it on top of the castella when it comes out. Wrap it in a plastic wrap and rest it for 2-3 hours, or overnight.

  • Step 6/6

    Enjoy it with a glass of cold milk!