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chinese sponge cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Charlene Liang
Los Angeles, CA

Bleh, took me forever to get the Asian bakery taste to it. Don't worry if it seems a little dry; remember! brush with simple syrup. By the way, I think this is best with stabilized whipped cream and fresh fruit.

(1 rating)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For chinese sponge cake

  • 6 lg
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 dash
    cream of tartar

How To Make chinese sponge cake

  • 1
    preheat an oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line the bottom of a 9in. pan with parchment paper. (depending on the depth of your pan, you may need another)
  • 2
    crack the eggs in a double boiler and stir with sugar until sugar has dissolved.
  • 3
    add vanilla extract and beat until frothy, then add cream of tartar and beat more until pale and foamy, as well increased noticeably in volume.
  • 4
    fold sifted flour in.
  • 5
    pour batter into parchment lined pan(s) and bake until gold and toothpicks come out clean, approximately 20-25 minutes

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