Saturday 29 January 2011

White chocolate sponge cake

Moist, soft and delectable sponge cake that is light and airy and simply divine to eat.


240 grams / 8 oz self raising flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
240 grams / 8 oz sugar
240 grams / 8 oz butter
5 small eggs (or equivalent egg replacer)
2 tablespoons natural yoghurt
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

For Topping:

240 grams / 8 oz White chocolate
60 grams / 2 oz Milk chocolate


1. Preheat the oven to 200 centigrade/ 400 Fahrenheit
2. Prepare a loose bottom 8 inch cake tin by lining it with parchment paper and greasing it.
3. Cream together the butter and sugar, add the eggs and yoghurt and mix together.Add the vanilla essence.
4. Sieve the flour and the baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
5. Fold in the flour into the wet ingredients .(Do not over mix)
6. Transfer the cake mixture into the prepared cake tin  and bake in a preheated oven for 40-45 minutes .
7. Check if the cake is baked by inserting a skewer in the centre of the cake, if it comes out dry cake is ready.
8. Remove  cake from oven and cool.
9. In a double boiler melt the white chocolate.
10.In a separate bowl melt the milk chocolate.
11. Cover the cooled cake with the white chocolate.
12. Using a piping bag fill  it with the milk chocolate.
13. Pipe vertical lines 1 inch apart on top of the white chocolate topped cake.
14. To make the swirl pattern. take a cocktail stick and draw lines on the cake in the opposite direction to the milk chocolate piped lines. The dragging of the cocktail stick will form the swirl pattern.
15.  Allow chocolate to set before serving.

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  1. tht looks very delectable--nice !i loved the recipe !

  2. wow what a fantastic cake dear....

  3. Beautiful cake Nayna. love anything with white chocolate in it.

  4. Yummy spongy cake and the cake decoration looks gorgeous.

  5. looks too yummy and attractive to resist!!mouth wateringfrosting too!!!

  6. Yuumy Cake! The decoration luks beautiful!

  7. The cake looks delicious. I'll have to ask you to bake me one for my birthday!

  8. woww.... superb cake dear.. den i was goin through ur previous posts.. i loved that orange peel carving... can u tell me d name of the knife that can be used for carving???i wanna try it... it s so beauiful and inspiring...

  9. Cake looks scrumptious..Frosting looks yummmmmm

  10. wow...beautiful yum and delicious....looks very nice Nayna!!

  11. wow..beautiful..Great presentation...

  12. wow....
    cake looks lovely and delicious dear :)

  13. Cake looks soo marvellous, lovely frosting..

  14. Gorgeous cake,loved the frosting.

  15. Wow..cake with white chocolate..its an Awesome Cake

  16. WOW! That cake looks perfect and yum..Loved the decoration..

  17. Pretty cake. Loved the pattern on the frosting

  18. lovely sponge cake with beautiful icing decoration

  19. This looks delicious, thanks for the recipe - I'll be trying it myself shortly x

  20. This looks great, thanks for posting. May try and make it for my baby's 1st birthday at the weekend.

  21. This cake looks INCREDIBLE!

  22. Nice. I have some white chocolate that needs using up.

  23. The icing is great! Makes it look so special.

  24. Sponge looks amazing! Not dry at all, yuuuum <3

  25. That looks very elegant and sounds delicious


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