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Sponge Recipe for 10" round needed

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SparkleSoiree Thu 02-Dec-10 21:02:07

Hi there

Cake making is not my forte at all! However my friend has asked me to make her 40th birthday cake for her party next weekend for 30 people and I agreed although tempered it with 'it won't be a professional job!' I agreed because I love her very much and she obviously asked me for a reason and I did not want to let her down.

So have any of you ladies got a lovely light sponge recipe that can easily be amended to fit a 10" round tin? Any tips for success would be much appreciated too!

Many thanks

MrsDingDongMerrily Thu 02-Dec-10 21:21:13

I've only done this twice but it has worked pretty well

6oz SR flour
1.5 tsp baking powder
6oz soft butter
6 oz caster sugar
3 eggs

Sift flour and baking powder together, add all the other ingredients and beat with electric beaters for 3-4 mins till ight and fluffy

Bake for approx 35 mins at 170 / Gas 3, test for being cooked with a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake having no raw mix on it when it comes out. Sorry, bad English, tired tonight!

SparkleSoiree Thu 02-Dec-10 21:33:15

Thank you MrsDingDongMerrilly - will be giving it a trial run in the morning!

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