Basic Plain Sponge Cake: Strawberry Jam Sponge Cake

Number of Servings: 8

INGREDIENTS (basic plain sponge cake):

- 6 eggs

- 150g granulated sugar

- 1tsp vanilla extract

- 128g plain flour

- 1tsp baking powder

1 Line the bottom of two 23cm round cake pan with parchment paper.  Preheat oven to 180C.

2 With an electric mixer beat eggs with sugar on high speed until thick and pale (at the very least this takes 5 minutes).  Also beat in vanilla extract.

3 Sift flour mixed with baking powder onto egg mixture.  GENTLY stir and fold until well incorporated.

4 Pour batter into the two cake pans.  Bake for 15 minutes.

5 Let cakes cool in pans for about 10 minutes before transferring onto wire rack to cool completely.

To make the Strawberry Jam Sponge Cake:

1 Soften 120g strawberry jam by heating in microwave for 10 seconds.  Stir well.

2 Place one cake (upside down) onto cake platter.  Spread strawberry jam evenly on top.

3 Place another cake on top.  Finish off by dusting icing sugar over the cake.

Best served cold! ENJOY!!!

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