Mum’s Super Duper Deluxe Sponge Cake – GLUTEN FREE


This recipe tastes so yummy and works perfectly with Gluten Free Flours.  

Ingredientsfinal

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup corn flour (gluten free)
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour (gluten free)
  • 1 tablespoon custard powder (gluten free)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups thickened cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • jam
  • icing sugar to decorate

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160’C.
  2. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla until light and foamy.
  3. Sift corn flour, plain flour, custard powder and baking powder.
  4. Fold the flour mixture gently into the egg mixture with a large metal spoon.
  5. Pour evenly into 2 greased sandwich tins.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, remove from oven and let stand for 1 minute before tipping onto cake racks.
  7. Whip cream, sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form.
  8. Spread jam and then whipped cream evenly over one cake.
  9. Place the second cake on top of the first and sprinkle the top with icing sugar.

Variations

  • add 2 tablespoons of jam to whipped cream and mix until combined
  • add 2 tablespoons of lemon butter to whipped cream and combine
  • add 1 tablespoon of cocoa to whipped cream and combine
  • add passionfruit pulp to whipped cream and combine
  • substitute cocoa powder in place of custard powder for a chocolate sponge
  • substitute brown sugar in place of white sugar
  • add chopped strawberries to whipped cream and combine
  • decorate the top with icing

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This post is part of the monthly link up party Our Growing Edge. This event aims to connect food bloggers and inspire us to try new things.

This month is hosted by Chrystal at The Smallwood Parsonage.

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