sponge cake

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!!!

ingredients 

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 

METHOD:

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!!!

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