South African Basic Sponge Cake

Recipe by Missy Wombat
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10-12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Using a deep, dry bowl beat egg whites until stiff.
  • Add the sugar gradually and continue beating until thick.
  • Add the yolks and beat lightly.
  • Sift the dry ingredients gently over and mix in lightly.
  • Fold in the margarine and water.
  • Pour into two prepared tins and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • Fill and sandwich with jam and cream.
  • Sift icing sugar on top of cake.
  • HINT: To prepare baking pan, brush lightly with oil.
  • Cut out brown paper to fit base.
  • Place at the bottom of the pan and then brush paper with oil.
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