sponge cake

sponge cake

  1. A light, soft, baked dessert (commonly layered with cream and jam) that is typically made with flour, sugar, baking powder and eggs, and has a firm, yet well aerated structure, similar to that of a sea sponge.
    I made a sponge cake the other day. It was a disaster: I forgot the baking powder! It didn't rise!
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Related terms Translations
  • French: sponge cake, génoise
  • German: Biskuit, Biskuitkuchen, Biskuitmasse
  • Italian: pandispagna, pan di Spagna
  • Portuguese: pão de ló, pão-de-ló, bolo esponjoso
  • Russian: бискви́т
  • Spanish: bizcocho

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