lets get started if you want to own a successful patisserie you need to know the basics today i am going to teach you how to make a simple, elegant, classic :SPONGE CAKE!!!
4 eggs (weighing between 687-813 gms)
pinch of salt
3/4 cup castor sugar
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder (if you are using self raising flour you dont need this )
1/2 tsp butter
1. divide the eggs straight out of the fridge. (if you have a standing beater use the whisk attachment) whisk egg whites for 3 minutes or until when beater pulled out forms stiff peak(s).
2.Beat yolks with sugar until sugar is completely dissolved.
3.fold in whites to the yolks . sieve flour and baking powder in to the mixture and fold till smooth an creamy .
4. butter or line the sides with parchement paper of a 22 inch baking tray and put in 180 degrees preheated oven for 40 min or until when skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean . cool for 10-15 min
5.half the cake and apply cream and nutella/jam to the first half and sandwich the second half on top. slice and serve!!!