If it can be added, how much would be needed? But this isn’t for us, I’ll be back to doing that version. I’m trying to follow a keto diet so I made this cake using fine almond flour, and Swerve shite sugar replacement – it was amazing, I’ve used this recipe about six times with regular flour and sugar and there was no difference in taste! Yum! Will let you know how it goes! But the flour lumps keep forming when I add it, and when I mix it too much I risk deflation. I’m new in baking. May I know the measurement of egg in weight rather than numbers, Sorry but I don’t measure the eggs by the weight, hi Natasha I do recommend sifting it in if you keep experiencing this. If you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes. I haven’t tried leaving it in the pan upside down to fully cool. You’re welcome. Hi Gayu, I haven’t had that experience to advise. Do not over-mix or you will deflate the batter. Happy Birthday to your wife! Hi Naya, the main culprit of the cake sinking is often under-beating the eggs and sugar. Hi Vicki, I would cover and refrigerate for 2 days. I don’t hv 2 rd pans. Pour batter into ungreased 9" tube pan; cut with a knife to remove air bubbles. Hi Natasha, Thanks for sharing your wonderful recipes. I honestly haven’t tried this cake with self-rising flour so I can’t say for sure how it would affect the rise. Hi Irma, if using one pan, you would need one with tall walls like a springform pan. Or use the whole recipe with a longer bake time? Hi Victoria, if using one pan, you would need one with tall walls like a springform pan. Hi Anne, with baking it is tough to say. This was super easy and fast and delicious. Welcome to my kitchen! Line bottoms of two 9″ cake pans with parchment paper (do not grease the sides). When I scale it down or up using the slider the measurements in the metric system do not change. Going to make it for the holiday. Is there a cross section photo of what the cake should look like inside? 37.3 g To be frank, little confused whether to go with your tres leches cake, (i have not tried it though) or go with this simple recipe. I’m so glad that worked perfectly! it was simple and delicious. I want to make the cake but I dont have this stand cake mixer just a normal mixer. my sponge cake always gets heavy and dense. Hi Natasha I would like to try the sponge cake recipe that you have shared. Can I make this recipe in 13*9 square pan. Love your recipes. I was wondering if I could make the batter ahead of time and bake the next day? It’s light, fluffy, and feel like a cake that needs fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Thank you for your nice words and feedback. I’ve made this cake several times and only once did it come out right…. Cake should shrink from the sides of the pan. You’re most welcome! Hi Almas, I have not tested this in two six-inch round baking pans to say for sure. I usually have a shop sponge cake which I didn’t get this time, and was needing to make my Christmas Trifle. Hi A Victoria Sponge was the favorite sponge cake of Queen Victoria, and has since become a tried-and-true recipe for tea-time sponge cakes. Thank you for this recipe Natasha. I’m thinking it will fit but I also don’t want to lead you astray without testing it myself. Thanks for your great review! It sounds like you are on the right track but I would guess that 4 eggs might work better or the cakes may be a little flat. Next Article . this was the best cake I’ve ever tasted in my life. The perfect Caribbean Christmas cake. Bake the cake layers right after folding in the flour – they should not sit too long, 3. Thanks! I’m so happy you enjoyed that Randee! Hey Natasha, i loved all of your recipes i tried so far. I am out of ideas so what should I do? Perfect even after Refrigerating for 24 hrs It sounds like a good idea, if you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes! Hi Alex, I have tried cake flour and the cake becomes very soft and airy. How long do you recommend cooking this cake if I halve the recipe? Would it be possible to bake this cake in a square tin or pyrex? Story Book Cake Roll – This cake roll is moist, rolled with a vanilla butter cream, covered in decadent chocolate and the cookie crumbs give it a subtle crunch. I have lowered the over temp. Hi Kina, I would suggest following the instructions from our sponge cake roll It’s not the ideal sheet cake as you do have to remove it to remove the parchment paper underneath or it would stick badly to the pan. You’ll love the simple and delicious whipped cream cheese frosting. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. And it came out delicious . what is the difference in taste and texture in your opinion? My second time making this wonderful recipe this week. I sure hope that helps some. Also about the other Ingredient? I’ve made this cake in 6” pans many times.. but I used 3 pans for the full batch of batter.. and bake it a little bit longer. As I know that there are recipes that when scaled up or down they don’t necessarily work because of proportions. Hi Natasha Thank you! I made with my friends cake pan; worked perfectly. It was delicious!”. Read my disclosure policy. I made this cake and used it in an English Trifle recipe and it was perfect with the soaking of Marsala and the spread of raspberry jam on the cut up pieces on it. Can i use this recipe to make Tresleche cake. Is it ok to add yogurt / sour cream into this cake? Hi Natasha, I would cover and refrigerate for 2 days. I followed the instructions but must have done something wrong at some point. If you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes. Hi Natasha, I’m in Colorado at 7000 feet. Thank you times a million! Russian Apple Cake (Sharlotka) – Just 5 ingredients and 15 min of prep then your oven does the rest! How would we alter it to make a chocolate genoise? I only have fan-forced bake as an option. If the figure 8 sinks into the batter before 10 secs, then u need to beat it longer.”, 8. I have not tested this in smaller pans to advise but one of our readers mentioned they were going to try two six-inch round baking pans. You can lightly brush the layers with syrup since the cake itself is pretty dry without it. Hi Stephanie, it should rise enough to fill most of the pan. I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). I suggest reading the troubleshooting section in this post and watching the video to see where things started to look different. Bake in a preheated 325 degree F. oven until top springs back when touched. This is a classic European sponge cake (aka Genoise). Hi, should I just halve the recipe if I have a 7″ cake pan. i was hoping to put them in ramekins, how long would i put them in the oven for? Thanks for yet another great recipe, Natasha! Hi Mary, I probably wouldn’t risk adding the milk or it will likely deflate. Thanks. turned out perfect. Hi Jyothi, if everything else was the same, I wonder if maybe you got a bad egg in the mix? I tried your recipe with 2 additions: This is my absolute favorite cake for the Christmas holidays. Hey Natasha, Natasha, you must get physically ill at having to answer the same questions about this cake every single day! Whisk together 1 cup flour and 1/2 tsp baking powder then sift this mixture into fluffy egg mixture one third at a time. Another reason for an eggy smell would be if the cake was cooled in an area of the outdoor draft – the same thing goes for any egg-based dessert-like meringue or egg-based cakes. Hi Leah, I haven’t tried this in a bundt pan but I imagine it would be very difficult to get it out of a bundt pan as this cake has no oil or butter in it and requires that you loosen it from the pan with a spatula. What i am doing wrong? It was beautiful and so tasty. thank you Natasha for the prompt reply. Quick question. Have you tried our perfect Vanilla Cupcake Recipe before? How do I prevent this? Hi Tiffany, It’s best not to open the oven on this cake – the heat escaping quickly can cause the cake to sink in the center. Hi Sandra, the grams are by weight. Hi Marti, I haven’t tested this in an 8″ pan. When no streaks of flour remain in the dough, fold a few extra times to ensure you aren’t missing pockets of flour at the bottom, 2. Are you able to use cake flour for this recipe? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Easy to make but I have to agree with other reviewers that it was too eggy. I served them topped with cherry pie filling and whipped cream. I haven’t had it collapse from vanilla either. Thank you. I halved this recipe and baked it in 6 ramekins. Hi Jo, I’ll do my best to troubleshoot – do you live in a high altitude area? Hi Janice, that might still work if the walls are fairly tall- you will have to make a judgement call based on what my cake looks like in a 9″ pan and how high it comes up on the walls of the pan. Will try again cos it’s really the best sponge cake recipe that i’ve tried so far. Any idea why is that ? Hi. One day I’ll try to make entirely with Lakanto. Ahh boy.. Just make sure you don’t have too much! Hiii, can this cake be used with different extracts to create different flavors? I haven’t but others shared this “I added some vanilla extract and lemon. 20 min 1 ora 40 min trini style sponge cake Read recipe >> barbie doll princess cake (sponge cake) This barbie doll cake is for my friend's lovely little girl, Livni, who celebrated her 6th birthday last. Hi Anita, Besides altitude issues, the main culprit of the cake sinking is often under-beating the eggs and sugar. several of our readers have done so successfully. The taste is good but the texture is chewey. I did your cake and turned out to be great. Hi Natasha, I have one with 10.5″ i guess. Instead of two separate pans, can I use just one pan.. Love it! Invert and cool completely. Hi Christine, I have tried cake flour and the cake becomes very soft and airy. Hi Korina, I have only tested this in a 9-inch pan to advise. Did you start with room temperature eggs and use a high powered stand mixer to beat together the eggs and sugar and then fold the flour in with a spatula so as not to deflate the batter? People at Christmas raved about my trifle! Thank you. There are moments when we all seem to be running headless around. Hi Melissa, I would suggest following the instructions from our sponge cake roll It’s not the ideal sheet cake as you do have to remove it to remove the parchment paper underneath or it would stick badly to the pan. Is there any way to make this with less sugar? Trinidad Sweet Bread Coconut Cooking With Ria ... Trini sponge cake recipe you trini sponge cake episode 788 you trinidad sponge cake simply trini cooking classic sponge cake trinidad guardian. Sponge cakes taste good eaten plain, served with sweetened fruit, or iced with a simple glaze. We did that in our older Tiramsu layered cake recipe. They were some what rescued and i cut off the little bit that was still sunken and got 2 flat layers to work with. Otherwise it tastes great and I’ll be making it again! I have baked this in a tall springform pan but it takes a little longer to bake and never really creates as tall of a cake as when it’s baked in separate pans. That would be a great addition to this recipe, feel free to experiment and share with us how you liked it! I wanted to make this in 2 6 ” pans and also can the batter can rest on the counter until the other one bakes. I have made your beautiful sponge cake a few times now in my two 8″x3″ pans. Also, try mixing another couple of minutes – if you are using a hand mixer or anything other than the highest speed, the cake won’t rise properly since it relies on the volume of eggs and sugar to rise. Tweet. Though the tastes is amazing, I was wondering why is that and if adding a pinch or two of cream of tartar would help? I am so happy to know that you loved it! You’re welcome, Martha! Alternatives pls. I am planning on making this cake but there’s no butter or oil in this recipe. Hi Natasha, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Lin! Thanks so much!! If I can, at what step would I add it? Over the years, I’ve tested countless different ways to make this cake and this is the best, most fail-proof method for genoise that I’ve tested. My question is about the baking pans you use – can I use springform pan or do you recommend using the round ones you use? I halved the recipe and made 2 6″ cakes. I’m using cake pans that are about 1 3/4 inches tall. How can i make it super moist? Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter. Thanks for your feedback. TIA. Hi Kimmy, 1 cup of sugar will weigh more than 1 cup of flour. I haven’t tried this recipe yet I will be doing it tomorrow. I just tried this and it came out great! Hi Natasha, do you know which gluten free flour would work best here? So you could try 1/4 cup sifted cocoa and 3/4 cup flour and sift them together before folding them into the batter. It was absolutely easy and turned out well. Since the cake relies on the volume of the egg and sugar to rise, that step is critically important. Save It! You might try baking it in 4 pans instead or divide it into 3 pans to avoid having to cut it. Pour batter into the prepared tin and place the pan in a larger shallow pan filled with hot water. This was from our coffee cake. Thanks. Hi Ramya, yes that is correct. I have to say that version wasn’t so eggy. Natasha, do you think it would be possible to use this recipe in one big round pan (12”).. (trying to make a big cake). I have tried baking for longer but it doesn’t work – its sticky to the touch but cooked completely, any idea why? But thank you Patricia, I appreciate the compliment! I'm Natasha Kravchuk. The colour was pale brown and just as you did, I used a spatula to lightly peel it off the cake tin. What is the height of the 9″ pan u used please? Hi Debika, if you have an electric hand mixer, it will take longer to mix. Cool cake in the tin for 24 hours before removing. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment (this is the one I have), beat 6 large eggs for 1 minute on high speed. Thank you so much for sharing that with us! Hi Natasha, It’s reminiscent of angel food cake. Right! Thank you and I just saw the recipe. Can this recipe be used for bakig in a loaf pan? Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Hi Natasha my sponge cake got deflated in the centre I did beat the egg and sugar 10 mins then folded in the flour for a min with a spatula but it still had a sunken centre . Get weekly updates on new recipes, exclusive giveaways plus behind the scenes photos. That’s so great! Any ideas? Another reason for an eggy smell would be if the cake was cooled in an area of outdoor draft – the same thing goes for any egg-based dessert-like meringue or egg-based cakes. Thank you for sharing your great review! Where and what went wrong. It feels soft, light and airy and as I was cutting it into half to frost, I could feel the moist through the body of the cake. As for the cake, the longer it sits there, the better it tastes! You can lightly brush the layers with syrup since the cake itself is pretty dry without it. Already made it 2x .turned out beyond perfect. Most of our cakes are not overly sweet but I guess it depends on taste preference. This cake relies on the volume of the eggs and sugar and that volume will deflate as it sits. Hi Aleksandra, thank you for your good feedback. Scrape spatula from the bottom to catch any pockets of flour and stop mixing when no streaks of flour remain. Do you think it will work out? You can freeze them for longer. But it definitely tasted too eggy. If you are looking for a mini cake – cupcake size, I would try this cupcake recipe HERE. It cooks in 20-22 minutes as you mentioned. Always use a conventional oven setting (not a convection/fan setting), 4. I think it would overflow if you didn’t cut it down. I recommend checking it for doneness closer to the end of the bake time listed. 1. when in the oven, the cake rises well but when it comes out, it immediately sinks creating a crater. We had you in mind! I did bake this in one springform pan in the past for 30 minutes. Hi Ramya, I haven’t tried, but I think it could work since it is a sponge. All the islands indulge in some form and the name can vary: Jamaican rum cake, Trinidad black cake, Barbados rum cake. Thank you. Also, here’s a post we did on measuring that can better explain this. I tried again last night and for some reason the topsof the cakes were really sticky. I am going to be making this soon for a friend. Make a figure “8” using the batter that drip off the beater. i would like to try this cake my question is do you cook it only on pre-heated oven, meaning you do not turn the oven on at all? If the walls of the pans are shorter, it would be a good idea to scale the recipe down. I’ve made this cake in the past by separating the egg whites and yolks and dividing the sugar while whisking. Place mixture in lined baking pan or half sheet pan and bake at 325F for 30 minutes or until cake pulls from the sides of the pan. good day They keep really well in the refrigerator. TY !! Hi Sarah, if using one pan, you would need one with tall walls like a springform pan. I made this by hand (manual whisk) and it looks pretty much like it does in the video. I love this sponge cake recipe. I saw in some recipes of you using the same sponge cake and making layers like strawberry cake ,black forest cake ? Your recipes never disappoint !! Hi Natasha… the recipe looks so yummy! What’s the difference in texture in this one and the one is your tree leches base ? Remove from pan by sliding a thin spatula (here’s the one I love for cakes) around the edges then transfer to a wire rack and remove parchment backing. Thank you for that wonderful review! Tip from reader, Hilda: “How do you know u get the right consistency? How to Cook Chatak Curry Duck by Aunty Sheila from Joy's Roti Delight - … Where did i go wrong? I’ve done this cake and is so easy and delicious so thank u, I had a question, if I add crushed hazelnuts on the bottom of the cake pan will the cake rise still? Greeting from Germany. Under-beating the eggs and sugar or over folding after adding flour will result in a flat cake. How much Vanilla extract can be added I do recommend reading through comments also to check on reader feedback. Hi Ban, I haven’t tried adding powder yet to advise if it would work the same or not. What i am doing wrong? Hi Debbie, I haven’t tried that yet but I imagine that should work too. Hi Yana, I haven’t tried adding food coloring but it should be ok as long as you don’t overmix after adding it so you don’t deflate your batter. Do not open the oven door to check on the cake until towards the end, 9. Below is a nice little recipe for two 5lb cakes that you can share. Hi Ramya, I don’t typically try to cut this cake into smaller layers since it is very soft. Thank you so much for the recipe! Thank you so much for sharing that with me! I hope you find this video helpful. Just made again with my new pans supposed to be non stick- did not work. Thanx. time taken might be longer…. Let me know if you experiment since others may have the same question. Bake for 1 hour, then reduce the oven temperature to 250˚F (120˚C), and bake for 45 minutes more, until the cake is dark in color and a toothpick inserted in the center … Three days before: Chop all the fruits and place in a large bowl. I also used almond flour to make it gluten free. I searched all 824 comments and couldn’t find any reports of using self-rising flour. My oven only fits one pan. I haven’t had any experience with this cake cracking. As you can tell from my cake recipes, I’m a sucker for moist cakes. i just need to figure out why the cake sank. thank you. I have a question, if I want to make cake just with one pan that is 23,24 cm I should use half of Ingredient? Hi Aldina, I’m using cake pans that are about 1 3/4 inches tall. I highly recommend watching the video tutorial above to see where things started to look different. Since this cake relies on the volume of the eggs and sugar to rise, it is critical to follow every step in the recipe and use the right tools. Shop recommended products from Trini Cooking with Natasha on Amazon.com. Under-beating the eggs and sugar or over folding after adding flour will result in a flat cake. Love your recipes and tips. Would it work if i made it taller and increased the baking time? Thanks again for your awesome recipes! Anyone who has ever gone to YouTube to find an authentic Trinbagonian recipe has surely come across Trini Cooking with Natasha.. It came out super sponge but it smells eggy while eating. I would give it an extra 3-5 minutes of mixing time depending on how much power your mixer has and definitely on high speed. Hi, Unfortunately, I don’t think this one can be made on a stove. Is this too much of quantity for 2 6 inch pan. Would it affect the texture of the crumb…, It was out of this world. Hi Sal, I think that would be ok to cut the recipe in half and just bake in 1 pan or use a non-stick loaf pan (line the bottom of it also) so it can grow taller and you can cut it in half. It did not stick and the parchment peeled off clean. Hi Natasha can I use this recipe to make a rolled Yule log? With any egg-based cake or meringue, an outdoor draft amplifies an eggy smell. please advise. I made it once with equal measurements because I did not notice the different grams and it was still amazing. Next Article . It will become my all-time recipe. Email. What do u recommend. Hi Maria, without testing in your particular pan, I could only guess. Loosen cake with a spatula and shake from pan. Do you have tips on keeping the cake from sinking in? I’m so glad you enjoyed that! Would This cake work in a bundt pan? 2- Additionally, I notice its VERY sticky. Hi John, without testing in your particular pan, I could only guess. Thanks for the recipe. Did you start with room temperature eggs and use a high powered stand mixer to beat together the eggs and sugar and then fold the flour in with a spatula so as not to deflate the batter? The cakes came out incredibly flat. We leave it out on the counter. That’s just awesome Nisreen! How many days does the cake last in the refrigerator? Share. I wound up using the springform ( as you had suggested in a comment below) and worked great! It was 30 minutes of bake time. I think it’s too small. Are the beating times still the same? In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment (this is the one I have), beat 6 … Now i’ll try this. Learn more... Natasha's top tips to unleash your inner chef! – Cha. Hi what’s the best sponge cake to make mini cakes for icing for a wedding. This batter does not do well sitting out so it’s best to make and bake it right away. We’ve had readers use this recipe for cake sizes anywhere from 6″ to 10″. Thanks! Interview with Natasha – Trini Cooking with Natasha Natasha Laggan. I’m thinking it will fit but I also don’t want to lead you astray without testing it myself. To make a chocolate sponge cake, you basically substitute some of the flour with cocoa. Hi Natasha. Hi, I was just wondering why the grams for the sugar and flour were different even though they are both one cup. We were sick of store bought cakes that we’re overly sweet ! It still tasted great! Hi, definitely keep the oven on. This is not like American cakes and readers often question if it can really be that easy and only have 4 ingredients. Hi Ramya, it would be a fairly skinny cake. Maybe someone else can share some insights? I have used 9″x 3.5″ height pan (it filled almost 3/4th of pan) and baked it at once for 35 mints as i didnt have two baking tins. Normally this should not taste or smell eggy. Hi Natasha, I only have 1 cake pan. You can freeze them for longer. I also have a Tiramisu Yule Log recipe here. Great question, I do not have a photo of that but if you look at some of the cakes we mention in the recipe post they do have cut cakes using this sponge. Thank you in advance. They were a huge hit and so simple! Tiramisu – if you like tiramisu, you will love this! I’m Completely smitten , If you make this recipe, I’d love to see pics of your creations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! Hmm! Can I half the recipe Please let me know! Or should I half the recipe and make it twice? Fold with a spatula with each addition just until incorporated. Hi Natasha, one more question..can we use the 3 milk syrup in this simple sponge cake ? So refreshing after a big BBQ dinner … just outstanding. Let me know if you experiment since others may have the same question. Hi Neeti, it may be the type of flour. Thank you for that great review! ), so for her birthday yesterday I made your Berry Tiramisu Cake. I wonder if that would affect baking temp/time on this one. I’m going to make it again for this weekend and once it’s baked I’m going to soak it with a little fig syrup to give it a different flavor. Trini sponge cake recipe you trini sponge cake recipe trini sponge cake 788 you bacon with images caribbean recipes trini food trinidad. Hi Donna, I haven’t tried it in an 8×14, but here is where I made the strawberry layer cake in a 9×13, but it required a double recipe and making the batter in 2 separate batches (or it would overwhelm the mixer). Hi Rachel, it could be due to overmixing. I have made this before and it turned out great. Hi Sana, I haven’t tried, but I think it could work since it is a sponge. Hi Asma, I hope you love this recipe! Off to add cream cheese frosting! The taste is perfect but it’s dry. Do I simply divide or multiply your recipe? Without doubling it may be a fairly skinny cake depending on your pan size. I got also 2 tins of 6.5 x 1.5 round tray. Total Carbohydrate I made this today. 3- The two points above make it very difficult to cut the cakes into layers, i have crumbs everywhere. Dear Natasha Read Recipe >> hot milk sponge cake. Hi Abby, I recommend reading through a few of the comments for a chocolate version; several of our readers have commented with that. thank you . Hi, I have not tested this recipe in ramekins but here is what one of our readers wrote: “I halved this recipe and baked it in 6 ramekins. . Thanks! Can you recommend frosting I stay in Dubai and its very hot and humid here without eggs and not too sweet. I just made this cake and it’s delicious! Also, was there outdoor draft when you took it out of the oven. I suggest watching the video tutorial to see if your cake looked the same and if not, try to determine where it started looking different in the process. Love this recipe but I always have issues with it for some reason. Can you help me pleae. Strawberry Cake – boasts 1 1/2 lbs of fresh strawberries. Hi Kim, I would cover and refrigerate for 2 days. Although the recipe calls for one cup of both the sugar and flour, one cup of sugar will be heavier than one cup of flour. Hi, Natasha! Fold dry ingredients into egg yolk mixture. I made this cake heater ago for my friends and it was a hit. If using a springform to make one tall cake you can use a 9″ springform that is 3″ tall. Now i want to make your vanilla Cupcakes and the Key lime Coconut Cake but also as Cupcakes, i´m planning on following this Recipie but not to cut the cupcakes in half, i thought of making a hole in the middle of each cupcake, putting the filling in and then close it and frost it. Cream sugar and butter until smooth. Also, not sure what "cut with a knife to remove air bubbles" means! Or if i use a rectangle pan, what will be right size. I told you I loved this cake base. Hi Natasha, I have a new buttercream recipe that I will be posting next week. 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