Recipe – Sponge Drops

IMG_5466We have made sponges before, but they were large sponge cakes.

This time I made some sponge drops, individual sponge cakes.




You will need the basic sponge mixture:

  • 2 eggs
  • 4 oz caster sugar
  • 4 oz sifter self raising flour
  • A few drops of Vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon hot water

Oven  200 C 400 F Gas Mark 6

Whisk the eggs lightly and then whisk in the sugar, vanilla essence and finally the hot water until thick and creamy.  Gently fold in the flour until well combined using a figure of eight movement.IMG_5468

IMG_5474Place small spoonfuls of the mixture well apart of a baking tray and cook for about 5 minutes.

Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool.  When cold sandwich together with jam and cream.  -JAB

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