Recipes: Fluffiest Sponge Cakes

Sponge cake is one of the most popular of its kind for a good reason – not only is it fluffy, luscious and light, but it’s also very customisable and easy to make even for beginners. Feeling uninspired? Here are a few recipes involving sponge cakes that you can try at home…

  1. Basic Genoise Sponge Cake
Source: No Gluten Recipes

The classic one that you can serve alone, or with strawberry jam and buttercream – yum!


  1. Orange Sponge Cake
Source: Jeannie Tay

Look at that fluff! Combined with the tangy taste of orange, this cake is to die for.


  1. Chocolate Sponge Cake
Source: As Easy As Apple Pie

Mixed with the succulent taste of cocoa powder, this one is a crowd-pleaser.


  1. Matcha Sponge Cake
Source: Nasi Lemak Lover

For the maximum satisfaction, serve this Japanese green tea-inspired cake with adzuki (red bean) cream and/or white chocolate mousse.


  1. Tiramisu Layer Cake
Source: Sweet and Savory by Shinee

Regular sponge cake, served with layers of espresso and tiramisu cream – what’s not to love?


  1. Black Sesame Sponge Cake
Source: Molecular Recipes

This one is made in a microwave with molecular gastronomy techniques – perfect if you want to try something different!


Which one will you try this week?

Author: Joseph Campbell

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