Yeast-free sponge cake recipe of of 02-06-2014 [Updated on 28-11-2018]
I admit it: it was really hard to prepare a sponge cake without yeast betraying it recipe for making sponge cake of my grandmother and mother, because there are recipes to which I am sentimentally linked and that I hardly abandon to look for the novelty. This time I did it, also because I had this one down Preparation for a while and I was curious to find out the result: it is the sponge cake without yeast by Lucia Ambrosio of the Fb group, and I must say that it is really excellent.
For its perfect success it is good to follow all the steps to the letter and not to be in a hurry, the mass must swell well and you must incorporate the flour gently and well. This was the basis that I chose to prepare the last one birthday cake that I made a few days ago, soon follows the recipe, kisses!
How to make yeast-free sponge cake
Put the eggs with sugar and boiling water in the mixer bowl and start whipping.
Whip for 15 minutes or until the mixture "writes".
Gradually add the sifted flour, cornstarch and lemon peel.
Mix with a wooden spoon from bottom to top, gradually adding the flour as it is absorbed.
Pour into a federated baking paper.
Bake the sponge cake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 20 minutes then lower the temperature to 170 ° C and continue cooking for another 20 minutes.